May 11, 2010
What SAT Stands For
Today was an MCAS day for my kids (Massachusetts's standardized testing at school). A little discussion of such tests lead to one of the conversations that my kids hate to have with me:
Anthony: "What does SAT stand for?"
Me: "SAT Aptitude Test."
Anthony: "Hm, but then what does SAT stand for?"
Me: "SAT Aptitude Test.... S.A.T. S - SAT, A - Aptitude, T - Test."
Anthony: "But why SAT?"
Me: "It tests your aptitude for taking the SAT."
Anthony: "I'm just going to look it up on the Internet."
(By the way, Anthony, it's true. Here it is on the Internet, right here.)Posted by David at May 11, 2010 10:32 PM
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