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Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Readability

Tried out the link found on emu's blog:

Readability report for http://terseandatlarge.blogspot.com

Readability grades:
Kincaid: 5.6
ARI: 5.8
Coleman-Liau: 8.7
Flesch Index: 81.8
Fog Index: 8.5
Lix: 31.3 = below school year 5
SMOG-Grading: 8.2

Sentence info:
16533 characters
3978 words, average length 4.16 characters = 1.29 syllables
261 sentences, average length 15.2 words
50% (133) short sentences (at most 10 words)
18% (47) long sentences (at least 25 words)
18 paragraphs, average length 14.5 sentences
15% (40) questions
33% (88) passive sentences
longest sent 73 wds at sent 20; shortest sent 1 wds at sent 2

Word usage:
verb types:
to be (124) auxiliary (44)
types as % of total:
conjunctions 4(171) pronouns 9(352) prepositions 13(499)
nominalizations 1(28)

Sentence beginnings:
pronoun (51) interrogative pronoun (7) article (18)
subordinating conjunction (7) conjunction (19) preposition (21)


Explanations found here. I'm pretty sure this'll interest some, if not all, of the Crew.

Quiz of a different sort.

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