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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, teen, teens, teenager, 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
"Don't take offense, Zack, but it's 'Indians', not Injuns, and 'nuclear' not 'nuculer'"
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
"Paper towels! Napkins!! Anything!!!"
Tags:spill, spills, spilling, spillage, spillages, clean up, clean ups, cleaning up, correct, corrects, correcting, dirt, grim, gross, act, acts, spills act, spills acts, government bill, bill, bills, pass, passes, regulation, regulations, oil spill, oil spills, lazy, obligation, obligations, unbothered
You must be this white to enter.
Tags:white house, the white house, sign, signs, sign post, sign posts, us parliament, congress, us congress, president, us president, president trump, white, racism, black lives matter, blm, enter, enters, correct, correcting, correction, corrections, change, changes, changing, rule, rules, regulation, regulations, adapt, adapting, adaptation, adaptations
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, girlfriends, proposal, proposals, 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, 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
Mom sings song to child but gets the lyrics wrong.
"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?'
"Writing is... rewriting."
"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 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
"Okay! Okay! I admit I have a problem."
Tags:psychiatrist, psychiatrists, patient, patients, wrestle, wrestles, wrestling, headlock, headlocks, fight, fights, fighting, deny, denies, denying, denial, admit, admitting, admits, problem, problems, face up, facing up, correct, corrects, correcting, bully, bullies, bullying, psychology, mental problem, mental health issue, mental health problems, unprofessional
"That's colon, not colin."
Tags:doctor, doctors, doctors office, doctors offices, patient, patients, colon, colons, misspeak, misspeaking, mispronunciation, mispronunciations, mispronounce, misheard, mishear, misinterpret, misinterpreted, misunderstood, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, correction, correcting, corrected, diagnosis, diagnoses
'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:robberies, robbery, robberies, robber, robbers, stick-up, stick up, 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