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TheHermit Post time: 2013-3-19 11:57
Passing a proficiency test in English will be challenging for most Americans..... never mind a for ...

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robert237 Post time: 2013-3-19 11:59
You have a tough time with reality. In practically all US universities, no foreign language is req ...

Most English speakers do not say math, that is an American corruption of the language called English, in English is is correct to say Maths, or more correct to say Mathematics, if the word is plural then the abbreviation should be plural as well

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-3-19 18:58
Most English speakers do not say math, that is an American corruption of the language called Engli ...

Which of the maths are you best at?
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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robert237 Post time: 2013-3-20 11:09
Which of the maths are you best at?

Mental arithmetic, it impresses the clients when I can add up the figures in my head quicker than they can with a calculator.

What concerns me is that in my day we were taught the 3 R's, reading righting and rithmetic, worrying for people wanting to learn English.

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-3-19 19:18
Mental arithmetic, it impresses the clients when I can add up the figures in my head quicker than  ...

There are far more people in the world who say math than maths.
Languages evolve. They always have. Get over it.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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futsanglung Post time: 2013-3-20 10:55

The world needs more idiots like me, all the others think they are clever.

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robert237 Post time: 2013-3-20 11:21
There are far more people in the world who say math than maths.
Languages evolve. They always have ...

It may evolve but is grammatically incorrect and there was no need for you to correct the other poster on this point, if they say Maths that is up to them.

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