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Nov 30 2007

Past Tense: who needs it really?

As the child of two high school English teachers (and a professional writer), I have some extra appreciation for this article from The Onion:

Underfunded Schools Forced To Cut Past Tense From Language Programs

The Onion

Underfunded Schools Forced To Cut Past Tense From Language Programs

WASHINGTON—Teaching students how to conjugate verbs so that they can describe events that have already occurred is a luxury many schools cannot afford.

My mother read it earlier today and she's STILL laughing! 

Feed my ego!

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