Re: What Flesch measures

Subject: Re: What Flesch measures
From: "Stratton, Doug" <stratton -at- ATKIN -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 1996 10:03:52 -0500

Steven Jong wrote:

"Various readability indices measure various factors, but the Flesch
Index
measures *only* the average syllable length and sentence length. It is,
and
readability metrics in general are, simplistic but well-directed toward
gauging readability."

Personally, I try to avoid the way of all Flesch... .

(Guess the age of this joke and win a valuable prize!!!)

doug


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