In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- There are no contemporary estimates of how rapidly and how far literacy spread; nor is it possible for us to quantify it with the data provided by largely innumerate contemporaries.
- So nice, compassionate, slightly innumerate people who genuinely want to help the homeless could conceivably have been taken in.
- He used it to sum up the persuasive power of authoritatively made numeric presentations to a largely innumerate public.
- But this is a form of social injustice, for innumerate and illiterate workers are locked into a low-wage future.
- Since most of us are innumerate, the arguments may seem dazzling.
- It's a part of the literacy/numeracy problem - if someone is innumerate there's no point trying to explain significance as a percentage etc.
- I wanted to find out just how stupid, reckless or hopelessly innumerate they could be.
- Unfortunately, we physicians are largely innumerate - even those of us who hold editorial positions at influential medical journals.
- Even little innumerate old me spotted a discrepancy here.
- Academics at the University of London warned that if this is not addressed, we could create an innumerate generation.
- Even the most innumerate family lawyer will need to know the principles, at least, on which child maintenance is to be assessed.
- But if you're innumerate, people seem to think that's OK.
- Like millions of Venezuelans, in the midst of spurting oil wealth she was left illiterate and innumerate.
- During the 1980s, he discovered that many of the young workers in his manufacturing firms were functionally illiterate and innumerate.
- The big dirty secret about journalists is that most are innumerate.
- It would rather let them go out into the world illiterate or innumerate rather than suffer the supposed indignity of being told how to do something properly.
- Only now - after aid - is it possible for them to seriously discuss trade; you can't trade when your people are illiterate, innumerate, diseased and starving.
- We need to stop being an innumerate country, and start to get on board the fact that it is perfectly possible for everybody to understand the basics of statistics.
- In the past I have found I was too short to be a police officer, too poor to be an international playboy, too innumerate to be an aerospace engineer, too smart to be an elected official.
- Professionals often use verbal quantifiers such as ‘rarely’ and ‘unlikely’ to describe risk because they believe the public is innumerate.
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