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Old July 19th, 2006, 05:56 PM
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Default How well do you spell?

I just had to share these with you, as bad spelling is one of my pet peeves.
These are apparently real notes sent by parents to school to excuse their children's absence from class.

1. My son is under a doctor's care and should not take PE today. Please
> execute him.
> 2. Please exkuce lisa for being absent she was sick and i had her shot.
> 3. Dear school: please ecsc's john being absent on jan. 28, 29, 30,
> 31,32 and also 33.
> 4. Please excuse gloria from jim today. She is administrating.
> 5. Please excuse roland from p.e. for a few days. Yesterday he fell out
> of a tree and misplaced his hip.
> 6. John has been absent because he had two teeth taken out of his face.
> 7. Carlos was absent yesterday because he was playing football. He was
> hurt in the growing part.
> 8. Megan could not come to school today because she has been bothered by
> very close veins.
> 9.Chris will not be in school cus he has an acre in his side.
> 10. Please excuse ray friday from school. He has very loose vowels.
> 11.Please excuse pedro from being absent yesterday. He had
> (diahre,dyrea, direathe), the sh**s. [note: words in ( )'s were crossed
> out]. (love it! :-) )
> 12.Please excuse tommy for being absent yesterday. He had diarrhea, and
> his boots leak.
> 13.Irving was absent yesterday because he missed his bust.
> 14.Please excuse jimmy for being. It was his father's fault. [you
> know, this could be legit! ;-) ]
> 15.I kept billie home because she had to go christmas shopping because I
> don't know what size she wear.
> 16..Please excuse jennifer for missing school yesterday. We forgot to
> get the sunday paper off the porch, and when we found it monday. We
> thought it was sunday.
> 17.Sally won't be in school a week from friday. We have to attend her
> funeral.
> 18.My daughter was absent yesterday because she was tired. She spent a
> weekend with the marines. [i absolutely love that one!]
> 19.Please excuse jason for being absent yesterday. He had a cold and
> could not breed well.
> 20.Please excuse mary for being absent yesterday. She was in bed with
> gramps.
> 21. Gloria was absent yesterday as she was having a gangover.
> 22. Please excuse brenda. She has been sick and under the doctor.
> 23. Maryann was absent december 11-16, because she had a fever,
> sorethroat, headache and upset stomach. Her sister was also sick, fever
> an
> sore throat, her brother had a low grade fever and ached all over. I
> wasn't
> the best either, sore throat and fever. There must be something going
> around, her father even got hot last night.
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Old July 19th, 2006, 08:16 PM
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Donna, I assume these are all Quebecois "French Canadians." After all, Western Canadians can all spell well.

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Old July 19th, 2006, 08:56 PM
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Old July 19th, 2006, 09:04 PM
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Those are great! Every once in awhile Reader's Digest has headlines that have actually appeared in local papers, usually quite a hoot!
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Old July 20th, 2006, 07:55 AM
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Old July 20th, 2006, 09:10 AM
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Old July 20th, 2006, 01:39 PM
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I enjoyed it when the teachers sent home notices with spelling and grammatical errors!

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