Joanna Russ, the feminist critic and SF author, penned a book titled the same thing as this post.
Complete the sequence:
20th… 21st… 22nd…
Anyone whose English is reasonable–to the point where they are in a position to be holding forth on how to teach English–ought to be able to complete that sequence. Say, the organizers for a conference on new techniques in TEFL?
When I see “Oct. 23th” as the date given on the webpage for such a conference, I pause and say to myself, “What are we fighting for?”
On the bright side, I’m on at 5:00pm, so I don’t need to get up so early to get there.