EDITOR'S NOTE- While we are unable because of space limitations to print Dr. Thompson's study in its entirety, we know our readers will be interested in this excerpt regarding readability levels and the rules. Its irony may not be delightfully humorous, but it will elicit a wry smile, even from taxpayers.
Thompson, W. N. (1980). Reading the Readability Rules: Erisa and the SPDs. Reading Horizons: A Journal of Literacy and Language Arts, 20 (4). Retrieved from https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol20/iss4/6