10 Ways to Spot a Teacher in Public

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There are a few telltale signs that someone is a teacher. So if you see anyone showing any of these signs, either stay out of their way or lend a friendly smile. There’s a good chance they had a rough day. If you’re a teacher yourself, you know exactly what we’re talking about!

1. You might catch them pushing in random chairs at restaurants…

man pushing chairs under table in court room gifvia Giphy

2. They’re probably carrying multiple bags filled with books, papers, tissues, notebooks, and other school supplies…

Rory from Gilmore Girls dropping book bags off shoulders gifvia Giphy

3. They might be using their teacher voice unintentionally…

Aubrey Plaza "enough" gifvia Giphy

4. One of their hands is more than likely occupied by a large-sized caffeinated beverage…

bill murray drinking coffee pot gifvia Giphy

5. Dark circles of pure exhaustion can be seen under their eyes…

spongebob squarepants exhausted with dark circles under eyes gidvia Giphy

6. They may have stickers placed in random places all over their body…

angry Ron Swanson messy hair with stickers stuck to face and shirt gifvia Giphy/NBC Parks and Recreation

7. Glitter can be found in their hair and under their fingernails…

girl in yellow dress with gold glitter pouring on her out of giant champagne bottle gifvia Giphy

8. They’re the only person around using a pencil to hold their hair up…

woman pulling pencils out of hair in office gifvia Giphy

9. They are most likely performing some impossible act of multitasking…

Tiana from The Princess and the Frog catching plates on trays waitressing gifvia Giphy

10. They are constantly disinfecting their hands and everything they touch…

steven colbert spraying lysol and air freshener with both hands gifvia Giphy

What else can help you spot a teacher in public? Let us know in the comments!

someecard "Doctor: She's a teacher. How can you tell? Look at the size of that bladder!" memevia Someecards.com

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