a person or thing that distracts the attention.
an incorrect choice among multiple-choice answers on a test.
Would you do better on a standardized test if distracting words were removed?With more than one million students, the New York City Department of Education is the largest public school district in the United States. Recently, the massive school system put out a request to companies who make standardized tests to buy exams that did not include offensive or potentially distracting words and topics. What are some of these topics? You would expect terms related to violence …
English Words in Foreign Places (A Very Silly Quiz)Welcome to this very silly quiz. Can you figure out what these English look-a-likes mean in their native language? Things will look a little foreign, but our obvious distractors will help you reach the right destination. Bon voyage! If the quiz doesn’t display, please try opening in the Chrome browser.
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