This was a head-scratcher. I decided I wouldn't say anything for the time being. However, the next day I realized that this trend was really catching on. I actually heard a dozen or more second graders using trump in this way at well. Like most things kids pick up now days, I figured they had gotten it from TV or you tube, so during my lunch break I started googling to see if I could find any examples of this. And sure enough, there were hundreds of videos in which 'trump' was being used as a synonym for 'shit'. I doubt that the grade school kids I teach know a whole lot about Trump or about politics in general, but it made me realize that as they get older, down through the years, they would always associate his name with shit.
So the question I asked myself was, "Is that a good thing or a bad thing?"
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