SAT Prep for Comedians: Writing

OK! Here's the last lesson that I've got for my fellow comedians. I hope you've taken away a lot of good information from these tutoring sessions. Don't forget to Venmo me about $300 dollars (sorry, I don't tutor for cheap!)

Read each sentence carefully. If you find an error, select the bold part that is incorrect. Some sentences contain no error, in which case choose answer (e) (for Error does not exist).

Question 1:

Being not funny (a) is an enormous problem (b), it affects (c) many unnamed comedians citywide (d), and is an impediment to comedic progress. No error (e).

(a)   (b)   (c)   (d)   (e)

Question 2:

The engineer (a), who is renowned for his comedy (b), has designed (c) a very funny joke (d) about how women can't do comedy. No error (e).

(a)   (b)   (c)   (d)   (e)

Question 3:

The prop comic eluded detection that he wasn't funny by merely throwing a clock off stage and saying "Look at how time flies!"

(a) Look at how hands move  (b) Look at how minutes pass  (c) Look at how that face goes   (d) Look at how clocks move   (e) No Error


Alright, let's see how you did. In Question 1, the answer is (a). It shouldn't say not funny, it should say racist. Don't judge one another.

In Question 2, there is actually (e) no error. I can attest to the joke. It's super biting and super funny. It really speaks wonders about the correct inequality between men and women. (joking!)

Finally, the answer to Question 3 is technically (e) no error. But that joke is so tacky and out dated, right? I mean, it's a classic (in 1940! Zing!). But I kind of like it. It makes a fun play on words. I like words. Do you?

So there you have it. You are now ready for the SATs, a test that has changed so much since I took it and really doesn't matter for anything. But when I commit, I commit. So you should commit too. Be as smart as you want to be. Test yourself! In other words, get yourself tested (testes) today!