The chalkboard punishment already existed before The Simpsons?

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I refer to the school punishment of write the same phrase many times on the chalkboard, a punishment featured in the Bart Simpson's chalkboard gags from The Simpsons. But that punishment already existed before the show existed?. Some black and white or color image from a time when The Simpsons did not yet exist (until 1989) would prove it.
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no, matt groening invented the idea of forcing children to write things on chalkboards 500 times
 

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I was more surprised that Bender (not the Futurama robot though he may have inspired the name) from Breakfast Club movie said "eat my shorts" a couple years before Bart made it his catchphrase. The chalkboard punishment is comparatively way older and more widespread.
 

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Things like the chalkboard punishment and Bart's "Eat my shorts" obviously existed before 'The Simpsons', but the show certainly popularized them a whole lot and made them more of less common knowledge.
 
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Things like the chalkboard punishment and Bart's "Eat my shorts" obviously existed before 'The Simpsons', but the show certainly popularized them a whole lot and made them more of less common knowledge.
Yeah. "Eat My Shorts" is from the movie The Breaksfast Club premiered in 1985, 4 years before The Simpsons premiered in 1989 and 2 years before the shorts from The Tracey Ullman Show premiered in 1987.
 

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What Our Gang short?
I don't remember the title. It was one of the later ones (with just Spanky, Froggy, Buckwheat, and Mickey); I think Spanky was trying to get the teacher to suspend them for some reason, but instead, she made them stay after school and write something on the chalkboard.
 
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