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Old 05-17-2016, 01:48 PM   #1
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Here is the exam you must pass to be a member of the Grammar Police

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Old 05-17-2016, 01:57 PM   #4
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15 out of 15. Too easy. Couldn't believe it.

You've got more?

By the way, I am not a native English speaker.
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Test is rigged, gave me an A+ too. I stink at grammar.
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A+, though I had to stop and think on a few of them...

They left out one of my favorites - a 'mute point.'

That said, recently someone here corrected me on the difference between i.e. and e.g. - I had been using the former where I meant the latter for years.
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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.
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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.
Couldn't you at least wait until the swearing in ceremony to start walking the beat?
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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 not in it's proper place, is it?
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Wait? I have made at least two posts on the use of it's where one should write its. Did not do any good!

I know. From now on, in my posting, I shall always highlight the word its using the green color. Perhaps dyslexic people are not also color blind.

Call me the its police.
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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..
"Loosing weight" does it for me.
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I can't believe that only 1% can ace this test. I'm far from Grammer police material and easily aced it.
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I'm far from Grammer police material...
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A+ here, too. So apparently a perfect score puts you in the top 1%, which is a bit surprising considering how easy the questions were. The only one I wasn't completely sure about was emigrant vs. immigrant.
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I also got them alright. I could of done more but their were no more questions. Irregardless, it was fun. I rarely loose contests like this won. I can not resist participating in these tests.
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"Loosing weight" does it for me.
I drove a mentor of mine nutty with misuse of the loose word. It was a comment in assembly code, ment to be helpful to anyone who came into the program. The guy cornered me to ask if I knew the right word, sure I did. I made some remark about in a helpful comment spelling doesn't count. You had to spell all the instructions and variables consistantly for the machine, people can adapt.
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I also got them alright. I could of done more but their were no more questions. Irregardless, it was fun. I rarely loose contests like this won. I can not resist participating in these tests.
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