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Some fun with Flesch-Kincaid Grade Levels

While dodging around on They Work For YouI note they now give understandability levels for speeches by MPs, based on Flesch-Kincaid grade levels.

Leaders first:

Blair - understandable to an average 16–17 year old
Cameron - 15–16
Campbell - 18–19
Paisley - 14–15
Salmond - 17–18
Adams - N/A
Llywd (PC) 16–17
Durkan (SDLP) - 18–19
Galloway - 17–18

Can't be bothered with the other odds and sods.

Thence to the more supposedly cerebral MPs

Two Brains Willets - 16–17
Lord Protector Broon - 17–18
'All Souls' Letwin - 17–18
John (get this) 'Warrior aristocrats in crisis: the political effects of the transition from the slave trade to palm oil commerce in the nineteenth century Kingdom of Dahomey' Reid - 17–18

And since it is open season on Patricia 'very, very regular bowel movements' Hewitt, she rates 18-19

And John 'chipolata' Prescott - 15–16. Really?
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