My name is David, and I revel in sincerity. I'm a reforming prescriptivist whose humor nestles between the straight line and subsuming wit.
How awful is it to have to remind students to mind those squiggly blue, red, and green lines in Microsoft Word/their browsers? Worse, to have to threaten them if they fail to do something about their errors before submitting a final draft?
It’s 2013. My empathy for the computer illiterate college student passed with the Mayan apocalypse of 2012.