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Re: I wonder if Checker could pass an English test?



Ken,

Sorry. I suppose that was a low blow, but the temptation was too much to
resist.

George K. Cunningham
University of Louisville

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>
> yes, George, but I'm not publishing it. No one has edited my privately
> distributed (and written by a dislexic at the mercy of
> spell-checkers) thought
>
> lighten up - I was just rying to be humorous. That doesn't
> mean you have to
> be humerous (which would mean hitting me with a leg bone??)
>
> Ken
>
> George Cunningham wrote:
>
> > Ken,
> >
> > On the other hand, how do you spell "their?" See your third
> sentence from
> > the bottom.
> >
> > George K. Cunningham
> > University of Louisville
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "kber" <kber@EARTHLINK.NET>
> > To: <ARN-L@LISTS.CUA.EDU>
> > Sent: Friday, September 28, 2001 4:49 PM
> > Subject: I wonder if Checker could pass an English test?
> >
> > > The reason I raise that question about Mr. Finn is something I came
> > > across while browsing the Thomas Fordham web site. They
> provide a whole
> > > lot of olinks, naturally oriented towards their particular
> view of what
> > > education should be. Almost no neutral links, excpet perhaps ASCD.
> > >
> > > Given how many of that ilk are fond of Saxon Math, imagine my surprise
> > > to read the following:
> > >
> > >
> > > "Saxon Publications This site contains materials on the famous Saxon
> > > math curriculum, which has gained nationwide notoriety."
> > >
> > >
> > > Is it possible tjhat Mr. Finn et al do not realize that the word
> > > "notoriety" is a pejorative term? Hmmm, I wonder what other words
> > > they don't understand? Could THAT be thier problem?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Sorry folks, I needed a sense of humor at the end of the week. I
> > > couldn't resist.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Ken Bernstein
> > >
> > >
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