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Jeremy Boden

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Re: 11 year olds homework
Posted: Nov 18, 2004 3:55 PM
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In message <f79f061c.0411170535.311cd5db@posting.google.com>, David Ames
<worldrecord@juno.com> writes
...
>Elementary-school teachers sometimes assign inappropriate homework.
>For example: "What was the name of Paul Revere's horse?" As if anyone
>cares, but there is apparently no factual evidence that Paul Revere
>owned a horse. Another one was to list all the words that are
>exceptions to the rule concerning the order of "i" and "e." A
>grade-schooler could think all night and not come up with a single one
>on his own. Perhaps the teacher had a book and could have looked it
>up. But there is no excuse for wasting a kid's time, when it is the
>time in his life for him to be a kid.
>
>David Ames

But this is trivial.
The rule is that "i" precedes "e" except after "c"

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Jeremy Boden



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