May 23, 2012
. . . and cite some Flesch-Kincaid numbers to make it scientific-y.”
All yesterday this damn foolish NPR story kept popping up.
I read the blog piece and wanted to tear out my hair. Why?
This, from Language Log, explains it all so much better than I could.
(Thanks to sensible @Stan Carey for tipping me and for helping me ramp down my annoyance.)