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First, from Cleveland Chaos, I totally want these two t-shrits:

I have no idea why these quizzes are so fun to me. (Probably because I'm a dork.) But, via Matthew:

It 's comforting to say that 'practice makes perfect'....
You are 'Gregg shorthand'. Originally designed to
enable people to write faster, it is also very
useful for writing things which one does not
want other people to read, inasmuch as almost
no one knows shorthand any more.

You know how important it is to do things
efficiently and on time. You also value your
privacy, and (unlike some people) you do not
pretend to be friends with just everyone; that
would be ridiculous. When you do make friends,
you take them seriously, and faithfully keep
what they confide in you to yourself.
Unfortunately, the work which you do (which is
very important, of course) sometimes keeps you
away from social activities, and you are often
lonely. Your problem is that Gregg shorthand
has been obsolete for a long time.

What obsolete skill are you?
brought to you by Quizilla

And via Melyssa:

Your Linguistic Profile:

80% General American English

10% Upper Midwestern

5% Dixie

5% Midwestern

0% Yankee

Really?? Only 5% midwestern? I doubt that.


  • At 7:52 PM, Blogger Gothamimage said…

    I question these quizes.

  • At 12:25 AM, Blogger CC Baxter said…

    Growing One's own food....and 80% General American English (duh, there's seem to be no west coast category....)

  • At 5:31 AM, Blogger Gothamimage said…

    I just test 60 percent General, 30 percent Yank. and 5 Dixie, and 5 Upp Mid.

    The last time I took the test , Iwas 55 Gen, 35 Yankee- something changed -maybe I am in flux/

  • At 10:51 PM, Blogger Lori said…

    Okay, so I did the Gorey quiz and we came out the same. Then I did the obsolete skill quiz and we came out the same. Take 5% of your general American on the linguistic quiz and put it into Yankee and it's my score. Separated at birth?


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