He Got Schooled

January 25, 2012 · Print This Article

In the world of ever increasing email communication, I’ve noticed that more and more people who send text messages and emails have forgotten the art of capital letters. For those of you who fall into this category, please take note of the following funny statement:

“Capitalization is the difference between helping your Uncle Jack

off a horse and helping your uncle jack off a horse.”

As a former grammar teacher in the 1960’s my job was to ensure that at least the Grade Eight students could write clear sentences and paragraphs. Who knew that I would be preparing them to avoid unintentionally telling funny jokes? Bolded above is a prime example of how a simple statement is turned into a puerile snicker


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