Re: ability --- IQ
Sun, 31 May 1998 01:28:06 EDT

In a message dated 98-05-31 00:28:44 EDT, you write:

<< On the other hand, here is part of an e-mail message I just received from a
Dear Dr Lewis,
I was missing 2 more points to get a B grade. There is anyway that
you would give me up a B, please. Because, I am getting scholoship next
semester. So would you very please. Thank you very much Dr. Lewis, U
really appreciate.

I assume this is a student trying to make a good impression! >>

any chance English is not this students first language? has
characteristics that make me suspect this might be the case. if so, it isn't a
reliable indication of his/her abilities, except as regards mastery of