//
you're reading...
Misc.

The Naipual Test: Can You Determine Sex From Text?

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Nobel laureate in possession of a big mouth, must be in want of a foot to place in it.”

In the wake of V.S. Naipaul’s sullying of Jane Austen’s virtue, the Guardian has “The Naipaul Test,” to see how lay readers compare to the Indian novelist in their ability to tell the sex of an author just from their text.

I was 6 for 10. “Sloppy thinking. You clearly need to read more books by men.”

[via Vulture]

Advertisements

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Creative Commons License
ThisIsWater.org by Adam Joseph Drici is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at ThisIsWater.org.
Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: