The senior class vice president used the names of elements in her yearbook quote that when abbreviated to their atomic symbol spell out, “Back that ass up.”
“When the going gets tough just remember to Barium, Carbon, Potassium, Thorium, Astatine, Arsenic, Sulfur, Uranium, Phosphorus,” Paris Gray wrote.
“Basically, it was me just saying start all over again,” Gray told WSBTV. “You have to go back and start all over.”
Gray’s mother, Zarinah Woods, thought the quote was funny.
“My first reaction was, ‘You are such a nerd,’” she said.
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