RE: Average Sentence Length

Subject: RE: Average Sentence Length
From: "Ernst S. Sibberson" <ernst -at- cros -dot- net>
To: "Techwriter-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 15:04:40 -0400

> I read somewhere in passing that the average sentence length in written
> materials has fallen over the years. Does anyone know where I can find
> current statistics or studies to back that up?

Oh Lord, don't get me started on this one! (or anyone else)

Check out the latest version of MIL-M-38784, I think. If not, it should
reference another spec.

Ernst S. Sibberson
www.bluejaypub.com





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