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  1. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    Yesterday, montessoriteacher said, “My orthopaedic surgeon husband is working today too. I wish he was home with his daughter and I.”

    Does the Montessori method exclude lessons in grammar? “… with his daughter and ME.” The preposition “with” takes the OBJECTIVE case, whether the object is simple or compound. Are there no decent schools left in this country?

  2. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    For RinaFarina and Herbabee:

    (catching up after 2 weeks) Jeff is NOT Duke’s son. Someone earlier just got them confused (probably because their noses are similar).

  3. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    @ Stebon:

    Why do you hate America so much?

  4. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    Isn’t that redundant? Donald Duck AND GW Bush?

  5. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    Actually, it was the Vietcong and North Vietnamese who got us out of Vietnam….

  6. laughaday commented on Stone Soup over 5 years ago

    If I’d known how much fun grandchildren could be, I would have had them first.

  7. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    …, catching up after 2 weeks’ vacation:

    Sep 17: Civil engineers build targets; uncivil engineers build bombs.

    Sep. 27: Contrasting Obama with Hitler: The ignorant, the prejudiced, the haters, the selfish ones cheered and supported Hitler. The same types are among the most avid attackers of Obama.

  8. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    I thought I remembered that Sarah Palin had gone to Walden, then I checked it out. I was wrong; her SATs weren’t good enough.

  9. laughaday commented on Doonesbury over 5 years ago

    Yesterday, OldHipster said, “Yeah, that’s what I was, a slacker….. A BIG TIME slacker.”

    We know, OldHipster, we know.

  10. laughaday commented on Stone Soup over 5 years ago

    @LibraryLady (4 Sept.): Alix (with an “i”) has nothing to do with Alexandra. It is a medieval French form of Alice, which is related to Adelaide