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". . . and then I says to the guy, 'how 'bout I pop you in the nose?' and then he goes. . ."
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"This is an excellent story, Doris, so far."
Tags:teacher, teachers, english teacher, english teachers, english lesson, english lessons, english class, english classes, school, schools, schooling, pupil, pupils, student, students, teacher, teachers, critic, critics, story, stories, aspiring author, aspiring authors, aspiring writer, aspiring writers
Tags:text, texts, texting, revision, revisions, revised, madame bovary, flaubert, gustav flaubert, hamlet, shakespeare, william shakespeare, gatsby, fitzgerald, great gatsby, tragedy, tragedies, rewrite, rewrites, rewritten, hollywood ending, hollywood endings, happy ending, happy endings, literature, great literature, english teacher, english teachers, english lit, writer, writers, author, authors
"It's so early in the year, and that English teacher…. She's already up in my grill."
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"Did you know that 'decimate' means kill just one out of every ten?"
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"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
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Keats's heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains his sense.
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Tags:hotness, frost, robert frost, two roads, road less traveled, road less travelled, poem, poems, poet, poets, poetry, tree, trees, kilmer, joyce kilmer, sandburg, carl sandburg, parody, parodies, fog, heat wave, heat waves, heat, hot weather, summer, summer weather, summertime, ode, odes, american lit, american literture, english teacher, english teachers
"I'm trying to find another word for thesaurus."
"When are people going to stop speaking every sentence like it's a question?"
"My mom is an English teacher and she says Santa's elves are subordinate clauses."
'Possessive pronouns? Um, iPod, yourPod, theirPod?'
I couldn't remember who the dickens wrote David Copperfield and Oliver Twist.
'Where's the spellcheck?'
"My name is Mr. Collins. I'll be teaching you English literature, and I'm armed."
"It's not easy texting my mother. She's an English teacher and all she does is correct my spelling."
"I'm sorry, but refusing to use an Oxford comma isn't really grounds for divorce."
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'Radiology confirms that, like many other teachers of English, you do have a book in you.'
'I understand that he was a teacher of English before he got this position.'
"The 'H' is silent."
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"No, no, common mistake. I'm your guardian angle."
"Why are you all talking pictures?"
"Okay, here's another example...my mother irons my father's permanent press shirts. That's irony!"
Everybody and his brother
'Are you sure brook is misspelled'