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8:07am on Tuesday, 9th June, 2009:

F Minus


My younger daughter got her English coursework back yesterday. Her teacher said it was generally good, but that she needed to rewrite bits of it.

The coursework contained the line, "tried to shift the blame". Random typos being what they are, though, my daughter had missed out the F. The teacher, despite confidently making a host of authoritative comments, had apparently missed this little detail. Fortunately, my daughter spotted it herself so we'll never know what the examiners would have made of it.

Yes, I do realise that in blogging this I'm pretty well inviting my own students to add creative "typos" to their work...

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