When I was a little kid
, the teacher
didn't give us grade
s on our papers. She gave us little adhesive star
s of different color
s. The gold
star was the best compliment
you could get on your work from the teacher. Silver
was next, I think. Blue
came after. If you did really poorly, you got a "grumpy
On E2, getting a C! is sort of like getting a gold star.
Sometimes, I've been known to blurt out, "Wow! You get a gold star!"