Memo to self: Trying to look cool to 11 year olds by using "popular" idoms will just make you look like a dolt.
Compare & contrast:
Language in Chis Crutcher's books annoys some folks but his presentations to students are meaningful, thoughtful, funny, and unforgettable.
From the Decatur Daily:
Crutcher hopes school officials will begin to realize that he knows how to watch his language around the children to whom he speaks.
"I go to hundreds of schools, and I've never offended anyone," he said.