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Posts Made By: Gromit
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-16-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
Electronics, approaching everything from a...

Electronics, approaching everything from a position of fear, more households where every adult is working at least one job.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-14-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
If you pay $6/gallon, you get a gallon. If you...

If you pay $6/gallon, you get a gallon.
If you pay $5.50/gallon, you get a gallon.

If you save 50 cents per gallon, you are saving 8 1/3% of the original price of $6, but you still have a gallon...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-14-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By Gromit
The savings doesn't give you a different amount...

The savings doesn't give you a different amount of gas in the car. It gives you a different cost per mile.

Let's assume $3 per gallon
10 mpg means that you are spending $3 * 10 to go 100 miles...
Board: BusyBoard 06-13-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By Gromit
This sounds to me like it's a good thing you're...

This sounds to me like it's a good thing you're moving to a different school. I don't care how upset you are, there's never a good reason to "get ugly."

And I wouldn't tell my P before I knew the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-13-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Gromit
Nevertheless, I think you will find that clicker...

Nevertheless, I think you will find that clicker training done right is more effective than any kind of leash pop, which can be damaging to the trachea even if slippery floors aren't in play.

I...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-13-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
 
Posted By Gromit
Do you prefer to vacation early or late in the...

Do you prefer to vacation early or late in the summer?

Early but Iíll go any time.

Do you travel by plane, car, RV, or something else?

Yes. ;) I guess not an RV specifically but a trailer. ...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-13-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Gromit
Look up clicker training. This will help two...

Look up clicker training. This will help two ways, provide you with a more effective method of training four on the floor than leash popping and help you come up with brain games to keep him calm.
...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-11-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Gromit
This is different if the OP is telling the truth...

This is different if the OP is telling the truth because she did not break the contract.
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Gromit
I feel like this is a thing you could easily spin...

I feel like this is a thing you could easily spin into showing that the shelter is biased against homeless people since they automatically assumed he was lying and threatened him with the police....
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
Here's another post about it. All of us...

Here's another post about it.

All of us dilem-na spellers are apparently from an alternate universe and our timelines got mixed up. LOL
...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
Whether dilemma is currently the correct spelling...

Whether dilemma is currently the correct spelling of the word is not in question. It's really not even a question whether dilemma was always the correct spelling.

The question is who remembers...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By Gromit
How about sticking with the scent and dye free...

How about sticking with the scent and dye free laundry detergents and adding a drop of essential oil to a vinegar rinse?

If you like lavender, that works really well. I personally like lemon or...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-09-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
I used to live near Santa Maria and taught for...

I used to live near Santa Maria and taught for one semester at one of the high schools. That was about 10 years ago, though. A lot of people who worked in my town lived in Santa Maria because the...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
The google ngram indicates that none of us likely...

The google ngram indicates that none of us likely read this word in published material :p It shows up in less than a 1/10,000th of a percent of books.

Though this does show it having a renaissance...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
I've always said it as "dilemma," but am sure it...

I've always said it as "dilemma," but am sure it was spelled "dilemna."
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
You had me all excited that dilemna was the more...

You had me all excited that dilemna was the more common spelling, contrary to Grammar Girl's assertion. But then I saw your dilemma was also spelled with two ls

Here's the comparison of dilemna vs...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
 
Posted By Gromit
dilemma vs dilemna - spinoff from Keltikmom's thread

On Keltikmom's thread, I mentioned that I was absolutely positive about being taught to spell "dilemma" as "dilemna" and nobody agreeing with me. Everyone says "No, it's dilemma, it's always been...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-08-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Gromit
No! So now I know THREE people with you,...

No! So now I know THREE people with you, Keltikmom, and my original person.:D

I've asked about it on PT before, and I've asked about it on my FB, and I ask about it whenever somebody says the word...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-07-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Gromit
On a total side note, I'm so happy to see you...

On a total side note, I'm so happy to see you spell dilemma as dilemna!! I swear I was taught to spell it that way, and pretty much everyone tells me I am crazy and that dilemma was never spelled...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-07-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
 
Posted By Gromit
I'd probably say "[Susie's DH] let us know that...

I'd probably say "[Susie's DH] let us know that you were upset about me owing you money. I'm sorry there was miscommunication. I hadn't heard from you about how much I owed, so I assumed you had...
Board: BusyBoard 06-07-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Gromit
Is the time limit non-negotiable? We are required...

Is the time limit non-negotiable? We are required to have weekly meetings, but they range between 10 minutes and 80 minutes. Sometimes it's simply check-in, "what are you doing this week? Any...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-06-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Gromit
Check out www.trekaroo.com My friends are the...

Check out www.trekaroo.com My friends are the founders, and it is a website/travel business focused on traveling with children. There is tons of advice on child-friendly travel. They've taken...
Board: BusyBoard 06-06-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Gromit
My experience with collaboration has always been...

My experience with collaboration has always been that it happens organically as teachers have needs or experience to share. I'm not fond of weekly meetings for the sake of meetings. However,...
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-06-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 36
 
Posted By Gromit
He immediately looked like a Spencer to me. I...

He immediately looked like a Spencer to me. I don't know why. :rolleyes:
Board: Teachers' Lounge 06-04-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
 
Posted By Gromit
I think if it was an accident and she...

I think if it was an accident and she specifically used the plural in her email, whoever is in charge will realize what happened and make it right. That's what I would do if I realized I'd...



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