Typing Test

How many words per minute can you type?

The landlady informed me that he had left the house shortly after eight o'clock in the morning. I sat down beside the fire, however, with the intention of awaiting him, however long he might be. I was already deeply interested in his inquiry, for, though it was surrounded by none of the grim and strange features which were associated with the two crimes which I have already recorded, still, the nature of the case and the exalted station of his client gave it a character of its own.

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About the test

This is a simple test of typing speed, measuring words per minute, or WPM.

The standard measure of WPM is (5 * number of characters) / (time taken). By that measurement, "quick brown fox" is 15 characters, including spaces.

The recorded score is WPM * Accuracy.