“Write it again,” she said. “And this time, I actually need to know what word you’re trying to put in this sentence.”
I wish I’d known how the world was going to turn out in elementary school because if I had, my response might have been something like:
“Well, how about this Ms. Jones! I don’t care about spelling, and one day, when I’m a semi-famous Internet writer, I’m going put my disdain for your lesson at the top of a post.”
I hope she reads this.