"Child Success Specialist"

Tom Zurinskas truespel at HOTMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 4 19:58:49 UTC 2007

It's good to see that at least one person here is interested in child
instruction.  The Cheli Cerra
unfotunately is very commercial.

Tom Zurinskas, USA - CT20, TN3, NJ33, FL4+
See truespel.com and the 4 truespel books at authorhouse.com.

>From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: "Child Success Specialist"
>Date: Thu, 4 Jan 2007 07:09:40 -0800
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>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM>
>Subject:      "Child Success Specialist"
>Cheli Cerra is a former teacher and principal who appeared on Fox News this
>morning to comment on the Tacoma school shooting.
>   Cerra was identified without elucidation as a "Child Success
>Specialist." This seems to mean "speaker on issues concerning elementary
>and secondary education" but is far catchier.
>   Her promotional website
>[http://www.educationspeakersgroup.com/c_cerra.html] says that "Cheli, a
>wife and working mother of two, understands the reality of everyday life
>and creates strategies to meet these challenges quickly and easily."
>   Wow !  How many of *us* can meet the challenges of reality "quickly and
>easily" ?  That's why she's the specialist ! (And "considered 'America’s
>Most Trusted Principal'"
>   JL
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