Typing Test

How many words per minute can you type?

To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex. It was not that he felt any emotion akin to love for Irene Adler. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to his cold, precise but admirably balanced mind. He was, I take it, the most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has seen, but as a lover he would have placed himself in a false position.

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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.