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Purple Iguana
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I scored 100%, even tho Question 10 has a typo in the answers. Good luck!

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Easiest......grammar test......ever......

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I'm the bestest! [Wink]

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Morrigan
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Your Language Arts Grade: 90%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Ryda Wong, EBfCo.
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I got 100%, but that quiz covered some of the most common grammatical errors made in the U.S.

EVERYONE WHO THINKS ABOUT WRITING FOR A PAPER:

If you don't pass that quiz, don't send it to us. Really. It's annoying to read the same mistakes over and over again.

GRRRRR.

Ryda "I'm goin home, finally" Wong

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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[Big Grin]

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Cervus
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100%, as predicted.

Reading the title of this thread makes me shudder, though.

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Seaboe Muffinchucker
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Seaboe

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NancyFancyPants
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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It's sad to think that there are adults with college diplomas who would fail this.

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Salamander
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I got 100%, yet I feel that it would be highly unfair to say that my grammar is particularly good.

I can certainly avoid the basic errors but I'm quite sure that a majority of my posts contain all sorts of horrendous grammatical blunders.

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Seaboe Muffinchucker
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quote:
Originally posted by Ryda Wong, EBfCo.:
EVERYONE WHO THINKS ABOUT WRITING:

If you don't pass that quiz, don't send it to us. Really. It's annoying to read the same mistakes over and over again.

Making your statement more general. [Big Grin]

Seaboe

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Canuckistan
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quote:
Originally posted by Cervus:
Reading the title of this thread makes me shudder, though.

I know. It should read, "Our ewe gooder at grammer." Do I have to do all the editing around here? [Razz]

Another 100% here.

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Michael Cole
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100%. Although I must say that the its/it's issue is still one that I always need to stop and think about. All of the other issues are instinctive.

Another useful link on the subject...

Common Errors in English

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Amigone201
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Aced!

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Cactus Wren
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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And it should be "Our ewe gooder it grammer", Canuckistan.

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Canuckistan
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quote:
Originally posted by Cactus Wren:
And it should be "Our ewe gooder it grammer", Canuckistan.

Only in 32 states and six provinces.

But never off the North American continent.

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Pixiechic
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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I went back and checked my LJ because I thought this looked familiar...sure enough I passed it with 100% back then as well.

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes



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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Whoo hoo....I mean, splendid.

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Auntie Witch
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Honestly, given the level of intellect around here, I'd be shocked if anyone didn't pass this. Most of the questions seemed to be they're/there/their and your/you're discrimination, which is the sort of thing I'd test my higher elementary school SPED students on.

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98%... Hrm, wonder what I screwed up.

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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I only got 90% [Frown] In trying to figure out what I got wrong number 10 caught my attention...is there actually a difference between choices B & D? Other than it accepts one of them as right?

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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I think they may have goofed on #10, ds_40.

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Brad from Georgia
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Good thing too, since I'm supposed to teach this stuff.

Brad "you can learn 'em and learn 'em, but they don't stay teached" from Georgia

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Yer Langweg Arts Grad: 6720.0001%

Tay to tow! Buhweet toh dowd ta tou. Tou tow dot do dust teh DENDES Tamter Deck tand tou tow "doh" dom "toh." Dow, toh dort tan dead ta tood tord (dor tat teast, ta dopper tuse tah tatostrophtees).

Tar Tou Tooder tat Dammar?
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Your Language Arts Grade: 100,000%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check (since Clippy is the root of all evil) and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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I should hope so. As Auntie Witch said, that was pretty basic. Most of it was contractions and plurals, not really grammar at all. I would expect most of my Grade 7s to pass it (although they probably wouldn't).

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Another perfect score here.

They need to create a special, more challenging test for snopesters.

Nonny

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Your Language Arts Grade: Better than I'mNotDedalus

Way to go! You know not to trust IND's crazy editing of his score box. After all, you are the real loony. Now, go forth and spread the insanity (or at least, the proper use of narcotics).

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No offense, of course. After all, I got the idea from you, sir. (And for the record, I scored 100%)

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Your Language Arts Grade: 100%

Way to go! You know not to trust the MS Grammar Check and you know "no" from "know." Now, go forth and spread the good word (or at least, the proper use of apostrophes).

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Me know English.

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Another 100%, and a tip o' the hat to IND for taking it to that next level. (ETA and MapleLeaf for bringing it back. Although, really, I did want to take the "Are you Whackier than IND test," so where is it? [Razz] )

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Aced it, natch. [Smile]

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