Time for a Non-Lesson

A friend (Hi, Brenda!) sent me this with the message, “for the rag.” So here it is:

Near as I can tell, it’s from Gocomics, The Daily Drawing.

The comments in Facebook talk a lot about diagramming sentences. When I was in high school, the last thing I heard a teacher say about diagramming was that research showed that its main benefit was that the kids who did it could draw straighter lines. Oh well. I still know how to do it…

And while I’m at it, here’s another one she sent. Good point about contractions: