More D.C. Readability

A faithful reader brought to our attention that we’d forgotten to include a notable D.C. publication in our readability analysis.

So, here are the results for Washington Business Journal. Almost a quarter of words have three or more syllables? Not too shabby. Its 6.70 grade level is good enough to make it the 3rd most ‘studious’ publication, behind the Washington Times and The Hill.

Total sentences: 543
Total words: 1547
Average words per Sentence: 2.85
Words with 1 Syllable: 797
Words with 2 Syllables: 367
Words with 3 Syllables: 287
Words with 4 or more Syllables: 96
Percentage of word with three or more syllables: 24.76%
Average Syllables per Word: 1.79
Gunning Fog Index: 11.04
Flesch Reading Ease: 52.13
Flesch-Kincaid Grade: 6.70