On Thu, 29 Mar 2012 16:15:21 -0500 Adam Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > Clearly there is some underpondian bias in that test! :)) > Clearly. Quite a number of the usages are extremely (or at least > somewhat) non-American, and a few of the vocabulary items (like ruck) > simply don't exist on this side of the pond. But do you only read books written by Americans? I know what a shoat and a chook are, although no English person would ever use either word.