A test from the grammar Nazi

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tomc52
I got 5 wrong, a little trickier than I expected
 
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arildno
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I got two wrong (mixed up a metaphor and a simile; besides, I don't know what a hyphen is if it isn't an apostroph)
 
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2 wrong :party smily: :biggrin:
(never heard of a similie before, and definitely was wrong)
 
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I missed three. Darnned doubble letter wordds!
 
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I missed one since I didn't know what 'avarice' meant.
 
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I mixed up metaphor and simile, and got 3 word definitions wrong.
 
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Accommodate this! :grumpy: 1 wrong - #10. When will the people rise up and switch to phonetic spelling? :cry: C'mon, people - we have the power!
 
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Yeah, but you would have got simile wrong too if it hadn't been for all the hints here. Admit it. Come on, admit it.
 
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Three wrong.

arildno said:
I don't know what a hyphen is if it isn't an apostroph)
Yeah, I lost a point that way, too.
 
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I got the first six right, then I got bored and quit.
 
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russ_watters said:
I got the first six right, then I got bored and quit.
That's 14 wrong..
 
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oh man i got two wrong :(
the spelling of accommodation and one weird one about some sentence part...
 
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Two wrong. Acomadation, and the one about the long lost brother. (Hey, I think that deserves an exclamation point, but apparently declaring that you've found your long lost brother is on a par with flatly stating "these eggs needs more salt.")

I was disappointed they didn't have the nuclear/nucular one.

And pattylou, technically you got four wrong-- but such technicalities never get past the grammer Nazi. :devil:
 
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arildno said:
russ_watters said:
I got the first six right, then I got bored and quit.
That's 14 wrong..
Actually, I think russ got the right answer. No wonder everyone's missed at least one so far!
 
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pattylou said:
Yeah, but you would have got simile wrong too if it hadn't been for all the hints here. Admit it. Come on, admit it.
Me? No way. I know my rhetorical tropes like the back of my hand. :approve:
 
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2 wrong. I had to make some educated guesses in the beginning and got one wrong. And I made a stupid mistake in the end. I`m still pleased though :smile:
 
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hypnagogue said:
And pattylou, technically you got four wrong-- but such technicalities never get past the grammer Nazi. :devil:
The grammer Nazi?
 
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The granny Nazi?
 
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The Granny-Apple Nazi?
 
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The Fanny-dappled Nazi?
 
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The Crabapple-Fanny Nazi?
 
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The crap-subtle funny Nazi?
 
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Three wrong. I CAN'T SPELL.
 
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Knavish said:
Three wrong. I CAN'T SPELL.
Just shows you're a knave.
 

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