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I’m also a human calculator with an Irish heritage that forces me to work my back rather than my brain
I’m feeling googley eyed.Thank-you for such a brain puzzler. It’s a hard one, but seeing the certificate of achievement is worth it all. May all your life’s challenges today ,be passible.
Wow, I was really unsure about this test as I was taking it, but I actually passed and I’m not even actually American lol
I feel like this wasn’t really very difficult?!? This is some bullshit clickbait. Surely more than 5% of Americans can pass this test.
Same here. English is my 3rd language after Dutch and French and I passed the test…. I have a feeling this test says more about the people on this website than about Americans in general.
Proper grammar has a very low standard among us Americans. There isn’t a true practical need for proper grammar during the young years we are being taught ‘English’ We will never speak properly; we only need the passing grade. When learning a 2nd language, you focus more on proper grammar. You learn the correct usage of the language, but you would sound like a tool speaking properly in the USA. Just sayin’, bet that up! <<< Not proper English
it was rather interesting. and guess what – I passed, and guess what – I`m not at all American 🙂 good luck
of course i am gifted
I passed the test but I am not American.
“check” is spelt “cheque” in English!
and “spelt” is not a word!
“lol” and “facepalm” may be debatable, yet appropriate… so now you have 3 words to search for…
“Spelt” is a word – it is the past tense of spell in English (real English that is). “Spelled” is the American version
I passed. Of course, I am not American; English is not even my native language.
I hate when they do not tell you what you actually got right or wrong. I don’t want to go Google everything to check.
I don’t think Americans cannot really answer the questions given…
If that was meant to be an insult, it backfired on you.
Preeeeetty sure those synonym questions are bullshit.
Also this test….this test is bullshit.
I passed and am American. I don’t know how to check my answers though, if it is even possible.
Yes, I do love reading and am also excellent at spelling.
I passed, am not American and still think it’s a bit of a rubbish quiz too. What else do you do when you can’t sleep.
? So very tired.
I am an american and I passed, but I am also a linguistics major. I feel most americans would not do well because it has to do with prescriptive vs descriptive linguistics. What “should” we say? vs. How do we “really” say it? For example, “John and me went to the store.” prescriptive linguistics would argue that this is grammatically incorrect. The subject is “I.” However, a prescriptive linguistic would argue, a large majority of native speakers (especially americans) say “me.” To a native speaker and user of the language, which one is correct? They both are. They are usually interchangeable in conversation. The fact is, language changes very quickly. Watch a movie from the 90’s. “That’s dope.” We do not talk this way anymore. Colloquial language changes very quickly, but written rules and grammar books by prescriptive linguistic practically require an act of congress to be changed. That is why I believe only 5% pass this test.
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