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Rick Decker

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Re: 11 year olds homework
Posted: Nov 18, 2004 4:37 PM
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Jeremy Boden wrote:
> 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"
>
Glad you weighed in with that.


Regards,

Rick



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