Yoast Readability vs 5 Titans of Literature

Gavin WrenBlogging

Yoast Readability
Upon completing the most spectacularly lucid section of prose that my fingers have ever battered into a keyboard, I look across to the Yoast box and see "Readability: Needs improvement'.

My heart drifts south into my belly as these words cut through my soul. A few amendments upgrade the rating to 'OK'.

BUT I PUT EVERY FIBRE OF MY LITERARY SELF INTO THIS!!!

This phenomenon is all too common unless I pretend to write for a five year old, which seems to be the intellectual level of the internet these days.

To prove my point, I've taken excerpts from five titans of literature to see what they can achieve in Yoast readability scores. The utterly hilarious results are below...come and read more...

Sun dried tomato and roquefort omelette with rocket

Gavin WrenMain Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Roquefort and sun dried tomato omelette
The recipe today is super quick, I’m not hanging around, I’ve got so little to do and so much time to do it in that I can’t just sit around being busy writing blog posts and editing photos. Capiche? Confusing eh? That’s the idea. My brain is in a fuzzle today, I had a strange dream last night where an old colleague of mine who I got on well with told me to “FUCK OFF” because he was furious at me. Strange, but maybe he was furious, but was too nice to say it? Straight after that, I crumbled out of bed, washed, then took our puppy for a walk on the heath. This is normally a time of peace and sanctuary in which the rising sun casts long shadows and soft light across the landscape with a bounding puppy constantly checking my presence to affirm his safety. But today…