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I'm Questioning My Literacy

  1. Sep 27, 2013 #1

    lisab

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    I think the answer is dependent on whether or not you're familiar with any ironic blast furnaces.
     
  4. Sep 28, 2013 #3

    Borek

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    I am definitely illiterate.
     
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  6. Sep 28, 2013 #5

    turbo

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    I am illiterate in more languages than you are. (nyah, nyah). I am barely literate in English, but have yet to establish that level of proficiency in another tongue.
     
  7. Sep 28, 2013 #6

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    http://dilbert.com/dyn/str_strip/000000000/00000000/0000000/000000/20000/3000/900/23960/23960.strip.gif [Broken]
     
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  8. Sep 28, 2013 #7

    BobG

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    No, they are not.

    Reasoning:
    An infinitesimal titanic bulk is not possible.
    Vagrants usually don't posess immaculate cravats.
    Laconic messages are never verbose.

    Therefore, pernicious pedestrians cannot be transluscent.


    There's four versions of the test (starting on page 282) and all four use the same answer key. That way, all four tests can be distributed randomly without making the graders' task more difficult.

    There was a serious problem with this test, though, when given in Florida. Deaf and blind men possessing crippled seeing eye dogs invariably failed. But what else is new? Having a hard life was nothing new to those guys.
     
  9. Sep 28, 2013 #8

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    I think there is a contradiction in terms here.
    If a pedestrian is translucent, he cannot be pernicious.
     
  10. Sep 28, 2013 #9

    AlephZero

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    Especially if their blindness was caused by subjunctivitis.
     
  11. Sep 28, 2013 #10

    jim mcnamara

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    Be it was subjunctive, this sentence became pernicious. Like my cousin Anemia. Every allusion is an illusive illusion.

    Write if you find work.
     
  12. Sep 28, 2013 #11

    AlephZero

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    And don't forget the extra tenses needed to deal with time traveling:

    (Douglas Adams, H2G2).

     
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