April 1, 2021

The Great Swiss Spaghetti Harvest of 1957. Writing is messy, don't try to clean it up.

The Great Swiss Spaghetti Harvest of 1957. Writing is messy, don't try to clean it up.

On April 1, 1957, the BBC aired a documentary on the Great Swiss Spaghetti Harvest, and they were totally surprised at the response.  You can see it on YouTube: https://youtu.be/tVo_wkxH9dU

We check in with Matthwr Dicks and his fourth of five rants on teaching writing in the elementary grades. My life would have turned out differently if he, or someone like him, had been my teacher. But I have no regrets.