Seeing as I am an idiot - I was able to bootstrap myself into better thinking and better understanding of the english language using the information he provided me. He was my shoehorn :)
very influential in my view of civilization and civility. sorry he's gone.
Tough as nails, right as rain...he taught us so much more than just the course.
Mr. Hicks was one of my toughest teachers, but I learned so much from him!
he was a very hard teacher but i probably learned more there than anywhere