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Get it right!

I just scored 100% in Staples’ grammar test. I’d be ashamed if I hadn’t.
This is a very easy test, which a number of authors and book editors would fail.
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I am a guru! It was an easy test and although I got it right this time I do get confused by i.e. and e.g.
Hurrah for gurus. You do find those mistakes everywhere, even when the writers should know better.
I got 100%. Stunned!!!
I'm not!
I'm glad to know I'm a guru!
Naturally!
I'm a guru, apparently, and was told I'd got the last one wrong, but the explanation seemed to say that I'd got it right. I have had a long day, mind…
I knew everyone here would have guru status.
I got 100% and I'm an author and book editor!
Pity they aren't all like you!
Deadlines are getting tighter and marketing has become the new quality - sadly.

Staples Grammar Test

100% here, too. I must be insecure, though, because when I see a blinding error in print, I always wonder if I've got it wrong. They are the professionals, aren't they, so they should have it right?

Re: Staples Grammar Test

they should have it right?

If only! We must be more critical readers than most.

(Anonymous)

Grammar test

I scored 100% too.

Re: Grammar test

Good show.