The Daria Annotation
The F Word
That speaker going on about failure is a good thing sounds a lot like most Progressive Theory practitioners. They run the schools now. Does it show?
Quinn's description of the fashion extravaganza sounds like a gambler's description of Las Vegas.
Wild Pair is a men's and women's clothing store.
Hydrocephalus is basically "water on the brain" and leads to enlargement of the skull (along with brain damage, but that wouldn't show up in a skull replica).
One of Mr. O'Neill's students is reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. It's a largely autobiographical novel about a gifted young woman's mental breakdown during an internship.
Either Mr. O'Neill was out of the classroom for most of the period or that was a really short class.