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Canada’s university magazines beat the U.K.’s in word economy


Rachel Muenz Compares the Word Count of Stories Between Countries - Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

Rachel Muenz Compares the Word Count of Stories Between Countries – Photo Courtesy of Stockexpert.com

Rachel Muenz - Writing - September 12, 2009

By Rachel Muenz

Apparently, Canada doesn’t think its university students can handle long articles. Either that or it just uses language more efficiently than its U.K. counterparts.

Based on a random selection of five articles each from five Canadian online publications for students and five from publications in the U.K., Canadian articles are over 120 words shorter than those in the U.K.

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