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Vocabulary Test (from the New Yorker)



garryblGarrybl on 01/02/2009

VocabularyTestfromtheNewYorker Photo Not just any vocabulary test. This is from the pages of the New Yorker; apparently that's the way them Yankees talk!
(all the words appear in the issue of Dec. 15)
10 Questions




Rating:  (7.82/9)
Difficulty:  Challenging
Taken: 200 times

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Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
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J78239 24100.00%    315.88 seconds    
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Anarchyinsk 5890.00%    50.81 seconds    
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Larrybus 30790.00%    58.87 seconds    
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Boomboomman 4290.00%    59.52 seconds    
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Marsviking 6590.00%    61.15 seconds    
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Comments (10)
landroger
Landroger  (Level: 9.6)
Sun, 18th Jan '09 7:26 AM

Some tough ones there - for a European.


ratboy7a
Ratboy7a  (Level: 8.6)
Wed, 14th Jan '09 4:43 AM

I don't consider #2 to be a 'yankee' expression. I know you said the words were from the New Yorker but the only time I have heard the word "passel" was in cowboy movies. Great test though!


allena
Allena  (Level: 255.6)
Wed, 7th Jan '09 2:00 PM

YOu might retest #4. I think you might have the wrong answer in the correct answer box. JIM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sturm_und_Drang ... "Storm and Stress";
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sturm%20und%20drang ... Turmoil


stellamirus
Stellamirus  (Level: 180.4)
Fri, 2nd Jan '09 4:46 PM

70%---I'll take it.


bradd
Bradd  (Level: 193.7)
Fri, 2nd Jan '09 1:40 PM

very good one...








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