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Taboos

When I was in high school, I had an English teacher who was certainly my inspiration to become an English teacher. Miss Sheeley was strict and knew how to teach you the rules of English. One of those taboos was … Continue reading

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Hard Words

As a retired English teacher, I must be careful in my writings as it is assumed that a teacher never makes a “word” mistake–word choice or word spelling. I would say that I am probably a pretty good speller, having … Continue reading

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Mispelling

I have always considered myself a rather good speller. When I was in junior high and high school, I frequently entered and did quite well in the spelling bees. As an adult, for many years I was the “caller” at … Continue reading

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