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Although I don't know the history of the A-B-C-D-F question, I do know that
some universities (i.e. University of Florida) does use the "E" as the
failing grade!

Interesting question!!

At 06:26 AM 1/6/98 -1000, you wrote:
>Welcome to 00-2 Folks,
>
>Hope your holidays were everything they were supposed to be.  Last night -
>near abouts 2 AM - I woke up with a VERY strange question running through
>the unexplored region twixt my ears.  I have no idea why this particular
>question woke me up, but this is the LAST time I will pig out on
>jalapeno-chilli-cheese burritos while watching Babylon 5 in the wee hours!
>Here's the question:  Where did the practice of assigning the letters A, B,
>C, D, and F as grades come from?  Why don't we use the E?
>
>Any insights would be appreciated.
>
>Ed.
>"It's not the bullet with my name on it that worries me.  It's the one
>addressed "To Whom it May Concern." Anonymous
>
>
Janet Walker
Student Support Services
Dixie College
St. George, UT
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