English borrows from a large number of languages. Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic, to name a few. However, some amazing Japanese words are missing.
January, the start of a new year and the start of a new adventure for me as Chief Marketing Officer for readable.io.
A readability score is a computer-calculated index which can tell you roughly what level of education someone will need to be able to read a piece of text easily.
When Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign, he decried the lack of intelligence of elected officials in characteristically blunt terms. “How stupid are our leaders?” he said. “How stupid are they?” But with his own choice of words and his short, simple sentences, Trump’s speech could have been comprehended by a fourth-grader. Yes, a fourth-grader.
Danny Westneat @ seattletimes.com scores Donald Trumps speeches in the 2016 US election for readability. Donald Trump is said to be tapping into some primal feelings among the electorate, such as fear. But his true genius appears to be speaking to America at the level of a fourth-grader.