Donkey work for donkey’s years

It takes donkey work for donkey’s years to learn how to use an apostrophe in English.
— Dharmendra Sheth
(a dog-tired language learner)

Notes for my English language students:
1. donkey work = boring but necessary work that demands a lot of effort
2. donkey’s years = a very long time

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Sunrise on Sunday

Just a thought:
I hardly get to see sunrise on a Sunday. The speed of transition from the Land of Nod to the Land of Early-rising Folk is slower than that of an elephant carrying a load uphill.
Dharmendra Sheth

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