Please Practice Your Stretching and Yawning

stretching and yawning in the classroom circa 1899

It would appear that the subject matter being taught in this classroom is a little bizarre. I don’t remember being taught the proper mechanics behind stretching and yawning … however, I will say that I love both stretching AND yawning. Saying that just made me yawn.

stretching and yawning in the classroom circa 1899

stretching and yawning in the classroom circa 1899

Did you yawn after looking at this photo? I just did again.

By the way, this is a photograph taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston, available at the Library of Congress.

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