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So right now there's a Nerd Quiz floating around the Off-Topic end of Notebook Forums. The highest so far has been a score of 85, I got 65 myself.

One particular member of Notebook Forums isn't that great at spelling. In fact he's downright terrible. More or less he is the antithesis of a dictionary.

He took this test, and scored a 52.

Wait, no, he didn't score at all.

As he put it, "Well FOOK I scoured 52."


As in, "To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously" according to American Heritage Dictionary.

A far cry from scoring, I think. All the result of one simple, extra letter.

Date posted: 16 July, 2007
Tags: anecdote internet words
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