Out of 234384 topics in GD, I'll bet this is a first.
Just finished a paper for a client, and a quick check threw a new word at me; "collocation" in lieu of "co-location" Well that got me thinking a bit (either would have worked) and just for grins ran the old "Readability Statistics" option in Word (yes, yes, I have no life) and got a whopping 28.2 on "Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease" (Flesch & Kincaid may have had less of a life than I ) What the hell does this mean? Well, according to this site:
SO EAT HOT LEAD HARVARD LAW REVIEW, AIEEEEEEEEEEE, er, I meant, "how intellectually stimulating"
If I get really bored, may take one of DU's rambling rants and score it, just to see if it ekes out a better score than People magazine...
I will use that from time to time when writing things for students. I have a tendancy to be a little on the wordy side, so the grade level function helps quite a bit.
Try writing directions for second graders some time. It is not as easy as one would think when the scale is taken into account.
ETA: I think I posted about how to print out a shot of the level report over the document one time. That was a head scratcher.