Mar 28, 2005

Smells like Newsweek?

After mr.miyagi scoffed that this website readability test rated his blog akin to a pop-novel, I decided to try it on this blog.


wah lao, i write too cheem meh?

Readability Results for

Readability Results
Total sentences176
Total words1,735
Average words per Sentence9.86
Words with 1 Syllable1,081
Words with 2 Syllables353
Words with 3 Syllables197
Words with 4 or more Syllables104
Percentage of word with three or more syllables17.35%
Average Syllables per Word1.61%
Gunning Fog Index10.88
Flesch Reading Ease60.59
Flesch-Kincaid Grade7.26

Typical Fog Index Scores
Fog Index Resources
6 TV guides, The Bible, Mark Twain
8 Reader's Digest
8 - 10 Most popular novels
10 Time, Newsweek
11 Wall Street Journal
14 The Times, The Guardian
15 - 20 Academic papers
Over 20 Only government sites can get away with this, because you can't ignore them.
Over 30 The government is covering something up

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