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The Complete Idiot’s Guide™ to Writing Well by Laurie E. Rozakis

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Chapter 27. Spelling Ace

Spelling Ace
  • A young Puritan was having great difficulty remembering the rules of conduct in his community. No matter how hard he tried, he constantly committed social blunders. Desperate, he asked an elder to teach him proper manners. The older man's patience grew thin as he repeatedly chastised the younger man's awkward ways.

  • One Sunday, the younger man again entered the church ahead of the older man. The elder man collared him and allowed a lady to enter ahead of both of them. The older man then ...

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