Archives / February, 2008

Go Newmerix! Go!

I’ll keep this brief since I hear from readers that they are not crazy about me using this space for plugging portfolio companies.  I rarely do that, but yesterday’s announcement from Newmerix was too good to pass up.  You can read the full release here.  For the 95% of you who aren’t familiar with the…

Only an 8th grade education

Here’s the 8th grade competence exam from 1895.  Thank god I went through 8th grade about 90 years later… Hat tip to dad for sending this over. Grammar (Time, one hour) 1. Give nine rules for the use of capital letters. 2. Name the parts of speech and define those that have no modifications. 3….