Colleague: Young-In? Lets go home!
Me: Oh no, teacher…I still have a lot of work to do. Its not 5pm yet.
Colleage: Thats OK. Lets go!
(other colleagues snigger behind their computer screens, sound of papers)
Me: Teacher, I can’t. I must finish my lesson plans.
after a few minutes…
Colleague: Young-In shi, do you like strawberries?
Me: Yes, teacher.
(scratching around in the staffroom fridge)
Colleague: Here. (presenting an ice cold giant red strawberry) Its my heart.
general giggles and sniggers from behind computer screens