Mighty Red Pen

September 2, 2008

Back-to-school shopping

Filed under: Grammar goddess,Lit review,Mad marketing — mighty red pen @ 6:04 pm
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So I’ve been browsing at Awk!: The Lighter Side of Literacy for a back-to-school gift for Mister MRP, who resumes his teaching duties today after a long summer of eating bon bons and sleeping in the hammock tending la casa de MRP.

Hmm, which t-shirt to choose? One that makes a statement:

or one to wear on the weekends:

or maybe one that would really mess with the kids’ heads:

So many t-shirts, so little time.



  1. OMG, those are all great.

    But I think I love the “diagramming sentences” one best. Personally.

    In fact, I want one that says “I am not that kind of copy editor.”

    Comment by TootsNYC — September 3, 2008 @ 6:40 pm | Reply

  2. I’m partial to the Grammar Ninja shirts, myself, but then, I designed the silly thing, so I’m not exactly unbiased. (Also, when I’m wearing mine, I feel entitled to run around waving my photo-blue pencil and making what I consider to be “authentic ninja noises.”) And I can’t BELIEVE I never thought of making a diagramming copy editor design! TootsNYC, can we use that if I send you one of the resulting shirts?!

    Comment by Steph — September 4, 2008 @ 7:49 am | Reply

  3. by all means, you can use it!

    Comment by TootsNYC — September 4, 2008 @ 2:02 pm | Reply

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