Sunday, July 27, 2014

Quote du jour

In 100 years, we have gone from teaching Latin and Greek in high school to teaching remedial English in college.
-Joseph Sobran

1 comment:

  1. Actually, I think it was more like a decade than a century. In 1963 when my sister was in high school, Latin was a required class. A few years later when my brother was in HS, it was an elective, and by the time I got to high school, I don't believe they even offered it as an elective. When I started college in 1969, everybody either had to take or test out of a "bonehead" English class, because too many students were not sufficiently literate in English.


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