1. To a TA "No I am sure they don't behave like this when their proper teacher is here. That is such valuable feedback and will certainly take it on board" 2 "I am so overworked, I think I'll take a day off today" 3. "The royal wedding happening on the same week as Easter Monday is great, I love having an inevitable unpaid two day holiday!" 4. "Being ignored is such fun- who needs people to be friendly?" 5. "Don't be silly, of course I don't need access to the PE cupboard when I am teaching PE all day" 6. "No you are right Dean, of course you don't have to behave for me as I am not a real teacher, just an actress " 7. "Oh I am sorry, of course you can have your phone out and talk on it in the lesson as Miss always lets you" 8. "Of course you don't need to tell me there has been a room change, just tell the pupils so I arrive 15 minutes late to a lesson. Am sure they will be ready to learn despite the disruption" 9.