Pop Quiz: How competent are you with English?

Here’s a little English pop quiz that I just posted on Twitter. It’s only one question. Let’s see if you can get it right.

I plan to follow-up with an answer and an explanation in about a week (maybe sooner).

5 Responses to Pop Quiz: How competent are you with English?

  1. Christiane Smith February 13, 2016 at 7:58 pm #

    pronouns ? . . . think ‘antecedents’ 🙂

  2. Don Johnson February 14, 2016 at 1:32 pm #

    The question is considered obsolescent. The preferred way to ask the question is “If anyone has a question, they can ask me after class.”

    • Roy Fuller February 16, 2016 at 12:36 pm #

      You are correct. Denny is probably attempting to make some point about gender inclusive language, perhaps as it relates to God, or political correctness run amuck.

  3. Barbara Jackson February 15, 2016 at 3:12 pm #

    He “may” ask…. 🙂

  4. Bruce Symons February 15, 2016 at 5:06 pm #

    Denny, I would infer that there are only males in the class or that the speaker is being deliberately provocative.

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