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    Question I read at a 78th-grade level?

    That's the book I need. I read faster.I read at a 78th-grade level.
    The sentence I quoted is from American cartoon - The Simpsons.

    Could someone please tell me what "78th grade level" about reading is? What kind of the test is it? Thanks!


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    Re: I read at a 78th-grade level?

    It's a joke. There is no such grade. Whoever is speaking is indicating that they read very fast indeed.

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    Re: I read at a 78th-grade level?

    Yes, its a joke.

    You have to be over 50 to get it, I suppose.

    Remember record players?

    Vinyl records came in 33 1/3, 45, and 78 (the LP album) "speed."

    So he is saying he reads very fast, as fast as a 78 LP record.

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    Re: I read at a 78th-grade level?

    Anglika and Susiedqq,

    Thank you very much for your answers.

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