Wednesday, May 25, 2011

You Know You are an English Teacher When...

...You use full punctuation and capitalization rules in text messages.

...You cringe every time the news anchor says "At this point, no one knows where he is at."

...You use semicolons in regular, everyday writing.

...You actually worry when you use 'me' correctly in a sentence, because so many people think 'I' is always correct.

...Whenever you tell someone your profession, they immediately begin discussing their current reading list with you --- at a party, a restaurant, the doctor's office --- and assume that you have read every book known to man.

...Beginning in May, you can calculate exactly how many school days are left in the year at any given point... And, that is the full extent of your math skills.

2 weeks from today = SUMMER break!

Hang in there teachers... We're almost there!


  1. I LOVE THIS!! I too an am English teacher, and suffer from those very same symptoms :) Happy Wednesday, darlin!

  2. I made a countdown using post-it notes that we have incorporated into our daily calendar routine. 15 days left for us! :)

  3. Also, you have the extreme desire to give a facebook class on how to use to, too, two, there, their, and they're.

  4. From one English teacher to another...I TOTALLY agree!

  5. E...laughed until my students thought I'd lost it. :)

  6. So funny!


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