Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[writing] Average word length

Watching Word open the working file on Green, I thought about the character count it briefly displays. A quick bit of math later, I have determined that the average character count per word (not including spaces) in this mss as it exists right now is 4.29. The equivalent statistic for Wikipedia is about 3.5.

What's your average character count per word on your current project?
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