A few weeks ago, one of my students called the musical tie symbol a “unibrow.”
The prodigal student returns…
Me (pointing to tie): remember this? What’s this called again?
Him: I think I called it a unibrow.
Me: yes, but that’s not what it’s called. It’s a… :::starts pantomiming the tying of a bowtie:::
Him: String? Knot?….Chokehold?
…said the TWELVE YEAR OLD.
Yes. The ever-prevelant musical chokehold, ladies and gents.
Fifty Shades of Grey fans, unite (outside of this blog because I’m not one of them).