Example: [Brunvand, 1986]
Once outside the classroom, he hurriedly looks up the answers and fills in the first page. Then he takes and steps on the page. He gives this page to a friend who [has] a later class in the same room. The friend approaches the teacher after class and says that he found this "in the back." The teacher takes it, checks through the papers collected in the morning class, and sure enough, the student's first page is missing. He grades all the papers and the student gets an A.
- In some versions the deceptive student recruits a friend who has a class in the same room later in the day to hand in the test paper and claim that he found it on the floor.
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Brunvand, Jan Harold. The Mexican Pet. New York: W. W. Norton, 1986. ISBN 0-393-30542-2 (p. 196). Girdler, Lou. "The Legend of the Second Blue Book." Western Folklore. Issue 29  (pp. 111-113). Jeakle, Bill and Ed Wyatt. How to College in the 90s. New York: New American Library, 1989. ISBN 0-452-26298-4 (p. 83).
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