It is what it is

How fast do you read? I’m a notoriously slow reader because I’ll get distracted and think of other things– what I need to do today; that time when I did _______; why is so-and-so so annoying? You name it, a stream of consciousness emerges when I read that always makes me a bit slow. My nephew Raymond, on the other hand, blazes through books. I couldn’t help but take this reading test from Staples to see, exactly, how fast or slow I am. I came out at 340 w.p.m. which places me 36% above the average adult– and about 50% below most college professors. I’m not sure if I should be embarrassed, but I’m not really. It is what it is. What’s your score?

ereader test
Source: Staples eReader Department

About Amy L. Darnell

Teacher, scholar, student, wonderer, wanderer, fan, foe, friend, acquaintance, all of these and more, but ultimately just an Ohio daughter.
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