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The Onion: Underfunded Schools Forced To Cut Past Tense From Language Programs
2007/11/30
3:51pm
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Grant Barrett
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Faced with ongoing budget crises, underfunded schools nationwide are increasingly left with no option but to cut the past tense—a grammatical construction traditionally used to relate all actions, and states that have transpired at an earlier point in time—from their standard English and language arts programs.

2007/11/30
5:03pm
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Martha Barnette
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Love it — the past tense is history!

2007/12/01
7:58am
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When I see it, the article make perfect sense to me 😉