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Problem of the Week: Grammar
Each week, we present a surveying problem for you to solve from the third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"), some jokes, trivia or other amusing items and a cool link to brighten your day. If you have a joke or link you would like to share, please submit it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joke of the WeekA doctor walked into his office where one of his patients was sitting.
The doctor told the patient, "I have good news, and I have bad news. Which do you want me to tell you first?"
The patient answered, "Give me the good news first."
So the doctor said, "You only have 24 hours to live."
The patient screamed, "That's the good news? What's the bad news?"
The doctor replied, "I forgot to tell you this yesterday..."
Problem of the WeekWhich of the following sentences is written correctly?
(A) Among you and me, the figure he sites are explicit exaggerations
(B) The idea we sighted between us was implicit
(C) Between you and me, the sources cited were explicit and answered all objections
(D) Among the two of us we site rules implicitly
This is problem 11 (15-2) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.
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