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Old 05-17-2016, 05:20 PM   #41
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Seems everyone here is part of the 1%

What a relief.
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Old 05-17-2016, 05:21 PM   #42
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Yet another A+
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Often my spelling is atrocious, yet I got A+... A truly chicken $hit test. Else the population's spelling ability is dismal.
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Often my spelling is atrocious, yet I got A+... A truly chicken $hit test. Else the population's spelling ability is dismal.
Was it a spelling test?
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Was it a spelling test?
No, it was a grammer test.
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No, it was a grammer test.
Yes, it was lame, but I wouldn't refer to it as an "old lady" test...
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Old 05-17-2016, 05:50 PM   #49
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It is actually a vocabulary test, not a grammar test.
Yes, it's a spelling test.

A true grammar test would check for dangling participles, proper use of conjunctions, dangling modifiers, distinction of who and whom, etc... It would be harder and catch more casual writers.
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Old 05-17-2016, 06:17 PM   #51
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I am below average intelligence, not college material, yet I still got an A+.
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Test is rigged, gave me an A+ too. I stink at grammar.
Me too.

But I don't think this was really grammar - more like spelling and word choosing.

Grammar is knowing punctuation. Knowing the various tenses of a verb. Knowing the difference between an adjective and adverb, and where they go in a sentence.

But perhaps I'm sensitive to grammar right now because I've spent the last 8 hours studying up the difference between indicative and conditional subjunctive phrases, progressive tenses, and gerund conjugations of italian verbs for my Italian final. I stink at grammar in my native language so it's even harder in a foreign language.

Io studio molto affinchè la pagella abbia una 'A'.
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A+ but significantly lower in school
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Hey, where's the question to test the distinction between it's and its?

Many posters here would fail that one. Been driving me nuts to see that mistake.

Hint: watch out where you use the one in red.

Its easy. And the test is it's own reward. Write? Stop ringing your hands over grammar and just let it bea.


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My favorite grammar mistakes are misplaced modifiers. Such as "Floating in my soup I saw a fly".


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Old 05-17-2016, 08:06 PM   #57
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Also A+ - Way too easy. It feels more and more like getting medals for participating or being alive or something... Everybody is way above average?
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If you want to be knocked down a notch...take a gander here:

http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-...ocabulary-quiz

I do fair at this, and certainly learn new words from it.

Sent via mobile device. Please excuse any grammatical errors.
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If you want to be knocked down a notch...take a gander here:

http://www.merriam-webster.com/word-...ocabulary-quiz

I do fair at this, and certainly learn new words from it.
Yes, this is a bit harder.

Got 9/10 on the 1st test.

Try 2nd test, and got 10/10.


PS. Try again, got 8/10. Darn, should have quit while ahead.
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I think there just trying two hard to make me feel better about how good I do grammer.
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