You should have stayed in school

If I were a staid, buttoned-up type, I would tell this Yahoo! Shine writer, “Dear, please go back to school and learn a little more about writing in actual English.” Perhaps she would learn the difference between the homophones staid (which means “characterized by sedate dignity”) and stayed (which is the past tense of stay). But I’m just not that type. Instead, I’d like to tell her that this sucks:

stayed shine

5 Responses to “You should have stayed in school”

  1. jackiewellington21 Says:

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  2. lectorconstans Says:

    “… of the judges, yes?” I’m thinking that’s someone whose first language is spoken somewhere in South America.


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