Your student may be home schooled when...
Student: My two favorite Holy Roman Emperors were Charlemagne and [another Holy Roman Emperor].
My student was naming some French people he knows, and I heard him say Kareem (he didn't):
Me: I thought you said Kareem. Like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Him: ...is he from Les Mis...?
You may have known Kareem was in Airplane. Bet you didn't know he was also in Les Mis (he wasn't).
I have been teaching music across the Twin Cities since 2011. Along with seeing students grow as musicians and people, one of the joys of teaching is the ridiculous things my students say.