“I might Be fooled as some cheats are”

15-year-old Helena wrote a hundred years ago today:

Tuesday, February 7, 1911. Some of the boys at school found the teacher’s Latin questions in examination, and we all expect to make a good mark. I do at least, but I might be fooled as some cheats are.

Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:

Hmm—Today’s news media makes cheating sound like a new phenomena . . .

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