What does 10 minute rule mean?

10 minute rule in Community Dictionary

The 10 moment rule, and in some cases the 5 and on occasion even 15 moment guideline, is an unwritten guideline in schools, colleges and universities.The rule is used when you've got a class/lecture, additionally the idea is that if the teacher/lecturer is not indeed there in class room within the said time period (5, 10 or fifteen minutes - depending on just what was determined) then you can certainly assume that they'ren't coming and you can for that reason keep to do other stuff/go house. This could additionally come to be used in the workplace for conferences. (modification 'teacher' to 'boss')N.B. This rule can be used/changed to deliberately skip courses. E.g. once you learn that a teacher is going to be 10 minutes last, you can easily change to utilising the 5 minute rule and then leave before they get there, thus missing the class. by LacyReport definition
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