Pete I tested in the 97 percentile on any and all standard tests except in anything like spelling and sentence diagraming. I'd test as average as anyone (75 to 80th)
Now I got it made I just spell check everything but my own name LOL
my wife was for a time a professional proof reader , I drive her nuts.
my oldest got the language gene my others did not
my youngest had high school Spanish last semester online , I broke down an paid the oldest to get her to pass the class while she was on winter break from college , it hurt but youngest got a 92 in Spanish and NEVER wants to take any more again.
I was a terrible standardized test taker , my specialty could be called slowing down things that happen at the speed of light and figuring out what did or didn't happen.
they had a name for me back then ADDHD and I was on the speed to slow me down
in 8th grade my english teacher said if you can get an A on this test I will give you an A for the class so that I don't have to have you back next year. well I might have done a better job of remembering all that sentence structure mumbo jumbo and pulled off a 98 with 1 wrong on the test. she said well I can't actually give you an A but I can do a low B get out of here. done deal