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BBC News: Can you spell properly?

British exam watchdog finds that many 11-year-olds can't spell commonly used words properly.

How do you fare?

My results:

You got 8 right!
Well done. You're now good enough to start secondary school.

I'm widely regarded as a Spelling/Grammar Cop by my family and friends, so this result doesn't surprise me. And I was annoyed by the fact that they left out the hyphens in the phrase "11-year-olds" in their descriptive paragraph before the quiz.

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