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"That's Doctor Tambourine Man."
"I know its hard to believe right now, Lawrence, but some day you'll thank me for asking you to punctuate your sentences correctly."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, learning, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, punctuation, grammar, correcting, correction, corrections, life lesson, life lessons, kids, kid, child, children, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school, youth, young people, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, marking, grading, homework, assignment, assignments, paper, papers, essay, essays, report, reports, project, projects, future, advice, advising
Succumbing to pressure from players and fans, the home plate umpire agrees to undergo on-the-spot Lasik eye surgery.
"We're looking toward the Paci?c Rim, Green?eld. What the hell are you doing?"
Tags:pacific rim, perspective, perspectives, perspective shift, perspective shifts, correction, corrections, correcting, geography, geographer, geographers, geography teacher, geography teachers, change of perspective, changes of perspective, round, world, earth, sphere, spheres, arrogance, arrogant, incorrect, pacific, pacific ocean
Republicans & Constitution
Tags:political party, political parties, american politics, republican, republicans, republican party, gop, constitution, american constitution, we the people, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, correction, corrections, error, errors, mistake, mistakes, correcting, changing, politics, government, american government
She's been teaching too long!
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, learning, teacher, teachers, student, students, correcting, polite, impolite, politeness, good manners, please, saying please, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriend, girlfriends, proposal, proposals, marriage proposal, marriage proposals, down on one knee, proposing, engagement ring, engagement rings, popping the question, old habits, career, careers, profession, professions, teacher life, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school
"Can't you just say 'Scarlatti' instead of "Scarlatti, of course'?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriend, girlfriends, dating, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, correcting, correction, corrections, rude, impolite, bad manners, scarlatti, composer, composers, music, baroque, classical, impatient, impatience, know-it-all, snob, snobs
"Your eyes do need correcting, but we are going to have to go with contacts!"
Tags:shark, sharks, hammerhead, hammerheads, eye, eyes, eyesight, optician, opticians, contact, contacts, contact lens, contact lenses, lens, lenses, blind, blindness, sight, see, sees, seeing, saw, prescribe, prescribes, prescription, prescriptions, correcting, correction, corrections, glasses, spectacles, eye test, eye tests, vision
'Do you run everything through a spell-checker?'
"Must you blue-pencil everything I say?"
Tags:bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worm, book, books, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, book lover, book lovers, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, married, married life, marriage, couple, couples, married couple, edit, editing, editting, copy-edit, copy-editing, copy-editting, blue pencil, blue-pencil, correct, correcting, correction, corrections, patronize, patronise, patronizing, patronising
Tags:skywriting, skywriter, skywriters, clouds, cloud, plane, planes, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, grammar, punctuation, correction, corrections, correcting, red, teacher, teachers, teacher life, english, language arts, comment, comments, commenting, love, marry me, will you marry me, proposal, proposals, marriage proposal, marriage proposals, proposing
"In the first place, it isn't "maddening crowd.' It's 'madding crowd.' "
Tags:writer, writers, novel, novella, novels, novel writing, poem, poet, poetry, poets, poetic, literature, literary, word play, play on words, ironic, irony, author, authors, authored, book, books, book lover, writing, should be writing, you should be writing, manuscript, artistic, artist, artists, art, arts, culture, cultured, writer's block, bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worms, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, mistake, mistakes, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, reference, cliche, cliches, madding crowd, husbands, husband, married life, misquote, quote, quoting, correction, correcting, corrected
'It's your mother. You're being recalled for the correction of a minor defect.'
The world is coming to an end again.
Tags:urban, word play, end of the world, apocalypse, doomsayer, doomsayers, doom sayer, doom sayers, prediction, predictions, predict, predicts, predicting, incorrect, guess, guesses, guessing, mistaken, correction, corrections, correcting, wrong, wrong the first time, vagrant, vagrants, insane, insanity, mental illness, mentally ill, mankoff
She's been teaching too long!
Tags:crime, robberies, robbery, robberies, robber, robbers, stick-up, stick-ups, hold-up, hold-ups, stickup, stickups, holdup, holdups, mugging, mugger, muggers, education, teacher, teachers, teacher life, teaching, career, careers, job, jobs, profession, professions, grammar, language, split infinitive, english, correcting, correction, corrections
'Way to screw up again, pencil. Well here I come to save the day.'
"The autocorrect function is redundant for me. I'm married."
The Adventures of Grammar Man
'Whoa! Time out. The loud guy in the white shirt is right - that was a ball. My mistake. Sorry everyone. Thank you, sir.'
Do you really think you'll ever be smarter than me.
"Please don't correct me in front of the children, Muriel...I mean Mary."
Tags:husband, husbands, wife, wives, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems, family life, family-life, united front, parenting, parent, parents, parenting strategy, mistake, mistakes, correct, correcting, correction, dad, dads, father, fathers, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers
'OK, I stand corrected.'
'If God tells you what to say in your sermon, why do you make so many corrections?'
'No, I'm not a housewife. Are you a househusband?'
'I'm not a 'chick'. Are you a rooster?'