The 1,000-Word Dash

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Feb. 18 2000 9:30 PM

The 1,000-Word Dash

College-educated people who fret they read too slow should relax. Nobody reads much faster than 400 words per minute.

The Slate Reading Test

* How Do You Measure Up?

Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His  book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.