"You should have proofread that," she scolded.
"Why?," I asked, "what was wrong?"
She started counting off on her fingers:
- You should start a sentence with a capital letter.
- You should start a letter off with Dear So-and-So.
- You should end the letter with Love or Yours something.
- You should use punctuation.
- You should use your full name.
"Don't you know all this?," she finally asked, in exasperation, "even I do, and I am only in second grade."