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Greensburg Daily News (Newspaper) - April 5, 1990, Greensburg, Indiana English usage Survey finished at in Bloomington ind. Up a Indiana University a 12th annual English usage Survey is Complete. Among its findings Are the word a a percent should be one word and not divided into two a per cent. The percent sign u is used most often in financial publications and headlines. The decision among the dozens of newspaper and Magazine editors and copy chiefs surveyed across the country was nearly unanimous. Item number two on the Survey asked if the term a deep South should be capitalized when referring to the states of Alabama Georgia Louisiana Mississippi and South Carolina As a Region. Writing tests show youths As proficient Indianapolis up a statewide tests show Indiana students continue to rank As a moderately proficient in writing superintendent of Public instruction h. Dean Evans told the state Board of education wednesday. The results were from december a writing assessment in step a Indiana statewide testing for educational Progress a and correspond with recent findings of the National assessment of educational Progress Evans said. The state tested about 323,200 students in grades 3, 6, 8, 9 and la. Eighth graders consistently scored lower than students in the other four Grade Levels tested he said. High school juniors tested highest with median holistic scores of 4.2. Holistic scores Are based on Overall general Quality. Results showed 81 percent of the Lith graders scored at or above 4.0, the holistic score for the average adult american. Uppercase was the prevailing decision. Another question quoted a newspaper headline that read a three suspects were taken to police Headquarters but detectives announced later that their stories did t the Survey asked if the Correct word was a a gibe or a a jibe in this context. A a jibe won by a Large margin and according to Richard Tobin former Riley professor of journalism who conducts the Survey most style books support the majority vote. Another item in the Survey had to do with a soccer team which was quoted As having become a a complaisant after four straight wins. The Correct word according to Survey respondents is a a complacent the dictionary says that the two words have clearly different meanings but Are often confused. A a complacent Means one who is a self satisfied and pleased with himself or his a a complaisant refers to someone who is eager to please and involves flattery indulgences Etc. Canadians use the word a a scotch rather than a a Scott in most instances whereas the latter is preferred in Scotland. John Kenneth Galbraith a Canadian himself says there is absolutely nothing wrong with calling a person of scottish descent several respondents to the Survey said they had Given up trying to substitute a a Scott for in other Survey questions respondents preferred a a theretofore rather than a hitherto a a a pedal Over a a peddle when referring to a portion of a bicycle and a a restaurateurs instead of Tobin said the editors responding must make decisions every Day on word usage deciding what is Correct and readable. The annual Survey includes to questions on style and usage taken from actual publications during the past year. A few of the questions Are repeated from previous years to determine what changes Are taking place in copy handler s attitudes and tastes. Honoured daily news photo by Tracy Glantz the St. Paul kiwanis club honoured the six top juniors at North Decatur High school yesterday by presenting them with academic letter jackets. Students honoured were from left Mike Israel of Greensburg Susan Crowe of Lake Santee Kelli Meyer of Greensburg Leah Banks of Greensburg and Sandy Berkemeier of Greensburg. Mike Mcneil of St. Paul is presented with his jacket by Tom Pike club president. The St. Paul kiwanis club has been sponsoring the program three years raising the $600 needed each year by holding an annual Pancake breakfast and their Concession stand at the Indianapolis motor Speedway. Friday saturday sunday april 6 april 7 april 8 vat f a a Vij t r if 115 a it if j in mi1/ v h ? v h i Jav h. I ? j it super lawns begin Here v i 15,000 so. It. 22.49 turf builder provides Complete and Safe feeding of Plant nutrients essential for proper Lawn growth. 10.000 so. Ft.16.99 5.000 a. Ft.8.99 15,000 so. It. 29.99 turf builder plus 2 cleans out dandelions and Broadleaf weeds As it feeds with turf builder helps maintain a healthy Green Lawn All summer Long. 10.000 so. Ft.24.99 5.000 so. 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