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Recursion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-25-07 11:40 PM
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2. They never taught it; it's an urban legend
According to Snopes it's somewhat similar to a test for teachers in the late 19th century, but it was a test that, apparently, most of the aspiring teachers failed.
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  -Looked up word phonetic orthography in 8th grade test Bitwit1234  Nov-25-07 11:33 PM   #0 
  - Did they stop teaching this stuff after the turn of the century, or do I just  gateley   Nov-25-07 11:38 PM   #1 
     - They never taught it; it's an urban legend  dmesg   Nov-25-07 11:40 PM   #2 
     - They still teach a lot of it  Warpy   Nov-25-07 11:43 PM   #3 
        - I do wonder if knowledge is power sometimes, but I think this qualifies. nt  babylonsister   Nov-25-07 11:49 PM   #4 
 

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