08/03/2016 01:30 EDT | Updated 08/03/2016 01:59 EDT

Parent Teacher Communications: Most Ridiculous Things Educators Have Heard

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It’s not unusual for teachers to overhear outrageous things from their students in the classroom, but sometimes parents say the most ridiculous things of all.

On Reddit, one user asked teachers, “What is the most ridiculous thing you have heard a parent say?” The responses were a mix of hilarious, appalling and downright bizarre.

Our favourite, however, has to be from user CPC325. “‘Intellectual property is a real gray area,’” one parent said “in regard to blatant plagiarism.”

Flip through the slideshow below to see more ridiculous things parents have said to teachers.

Ridiculous Things Parents Have Said To Teachers