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Senior Editor

You scored ### out of a possible 100 (minimum of -20).

If an error gets by you, it has to be pretty darn sneaky. If your career path has nothing to do with English, there's a good chance you've got a better grasp on this language than most of your coworkers ever will.

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • corrections Distribution

    They scored 81% on corrections, higher than 80% of your peers.

All possible test results

Goof-off

Your score is awfully low. Random guessing would most likely have resulted in a better score, so I am forced to conclude that you deliberately chose the wrong answers. Not that there's anything wrong ... Read more

A Child Left Behind

Random guesses should drop you into this category, based on my scoring scheme. If you gave it your best and still got this score, I regret to inform you that you have been the bane of your English tea... Read more

More books less beer

Not to stereotype, but your error detection rivals that of a drunk. Get away from chat rooms and message boards, and spend more time reading newspapers and other content written by professionals, or e... Read more

Average

You know enough to get by, and the errors you do happen to make are not uncommon ones. People seldom fail to understand what you write, even if there's a more correct way. Read more

English Adept

Your understanding of English is solid. You miss a few errors here and there, but for general purposes, you're better than average. Still, better have someone double-check that résumé before you sub... Read more

Senior Editor

If an error gets by you, it has to be pretty darn sneaky. If your career path has nothing to do with English, there's a good chance you've got a better grasp on this language than most of your cowork... Read more

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