22 Oct 2015
The Concept of a Phrase in Traditional GrammarSubmitted by Karl Hagen
In his life of Filippo Brunelleschi, Vasari tells a story about how the artist won the commission to build the dome for the cathedral of Florence:
"Gawker writer J.K. Trotter published a report on Monday that alleged Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was accused during divorce proceedings of assaulting his ex-wife before they separated."
The question comes from the flip remark that, because the minimum score on the SAT is 600 (200 each for the Critical Reading, Mathematics, and Writing components), you get 600 points for just for filling in your name. In point of fact, this claim is untrue on several levels.
First, if you merely fill in your name on an SAT score sheet and submit it with no questions filled in, College Board interprets the lack of answers as a request to cancel your scores, so you will get no results at all.