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Correct the President of America’s English!

Find out if you can speak English better than George Bush. Please correct all the mistakes in George W Bush’s speeches.

Mistakes include grammar, and also sentences that don’t make sense. Look carefully!

'Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream.' (2 mistakes- 1 grammar, 1 ridiculous sentence)

'I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family.' (1 mistake- nonsensical sentence)

'They misunderestimated me.' (1 mistake- grammar)

“'Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?' (I mistake- grammar)

"Information is moving -- you know, nightly news is one way, of course, but it's also moving through the blogosphere and through the Internets." (1 grammar mistake- hint: look at the noun endings)

"My job is a job to make decisions. I'm a decision -- if the job description were, what do you do -- it's decision maker." (underline the nonsensical sentence- 1 mistake)

"One thing is clear, is relations between America and Russia are good, and they're important that they be good." (3 grammar mistakes)

“"I tell people, let's don't fear the future, let's shape it." (1 grammar mistake)

"I aim to be a competitive nation." (ridiculous sentence- why?)

As a matter of fact, I know relations between our governments is good." (Bush; talking about the South Korean- US relationship. Remember “relations” is plural…”

"We have enough coal to last for 250 years, yet coal also prevents an environmental challenge." (wrong verb- which verb should be used?”

"We all thought there was weapons there, Robin. My opponent thought there was weapons there. (1 grammar mistake- repeated. George Bush is talking about Iraq)

"This has been tough weeks in that country." (George Bush talking about Iraq. Very bad grammar.)

"I think war is a dangerous place." (ridiculous sentence- please make a better one)

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