I work at my school’s Writing Center, and most of our clients come to us because English is not their first language.

Today, I worked with a very sweet Korean girl who had a paper for her abnormal psychology class. She was writing about different sorts of therapies, and it took everything I had to keep from falling on the floor laughing when I came across the following sentence, which she had written completely unwittingly:

“When I first learned about electroconvulsive therapy, I was shocked.”


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