A photo of a question from a high school health test posted by Slate’s Will Saletan caught our eye. What’s the definition of “family”?
Apparently, it’s literally anything that the test giver wants it to be:
Oh, come on! How in the world is “A collection of related-by-blood individuals living together” not a correct answer? According to Merriam-Webster, it is:
: a group of people who are related to each other
: a person’s children
: a group of related people including people who lived in the past
Is this brainwashing by the public school system? Tweeters sure think so:
And this made us laugh. It’s the Vin Diesel-as-patriarch definition of family maybe?
More snark and outrage:
Even Jonathan Chait has a problem with (e) as the correct answer: