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The great edifice of variety and choice that is an American supermarket turns out to rest on a remarkably narrow biological foundation comprised of a tiny group of plants that is dominated by a single species: Zea mays, the giant tropical grass most Americans know as corn.

—from The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, a book by Michael Pollan

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Rank Username WPM Accuracy Date
220. AL (rob43) 145.01 100% 2011-11-24
221. Retardito Super Mexican (re... 144.92 100% 2015-10-19
222. Adam (adamgb) 144.89 99% 2014-12-04
223. (poem) 144.87 99% 2020-03-30
224. zapakh (zapakh) 144.83 99% 2019-02-03
225. Jacques Martin (jacquesjacq... 144.64 99% 2019-07-14
226. Damien Mergard (speedyjewel) 144.51 2011-03-03
227. profchaos (profchaos) 144.46 96% 2012-07-12
228. Sebastián (reasonabledoubt) 144.38 99% 2015-07-03
229. Austin (packfan14) 144.34 94% 2013-11-05
230. रोहित सिं... 144.32 99% 2020-05-08
231. long bus (sealegs) 144.23 100% 2021-01-13
232. Woo (lagnared) 144.22 100% 2015-03-29
233. Jester Caporado (jestercapo... 144.08 99% 2020-12-22
234. Lee (cytokid101) 144.01 100% 2013-03-17
235. Accurate Jashe (accuratejashe) 143.99 99% 2020-03-02
236. qray (qray) 143.98 97% 2020-12-03
237. Alan Lu (fearless1333) 143.89 98% 2020-02-11
238. dino yoshi (dinoyoshi) 143.89 98% 2014-02-02
239. Joseph (zfire) 143.75 98% 2011-06-29
240. Long Dong Silver (molokai) 143.69 99% 2011-09-22
241. BoEieN (hyper_racer) 143.63 99% 2020-08-21
242. Paul (dettoaltrimenti) 143.58 2010-11-05
243. blah (elbingo) 143.58 99% 2012-06-27
244. Michael Han (clayjar) 143.45 100% 2014-07-27
245. Rey (typingaccount10) 143.43 99% 2020-11-30
246. Maria Seto (aeternus) 143.39 100% 2012-04-25
247. zetria (primalknight) 143.34 98% 2020-12-23
248. s (stanozolulz) 143.31 92% 2013-03-02
249. Thomas Withaar (thommytheth... 143.30 100% 2013-03-26

Universes

Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 77,304 75.83 June 8, 2010
Instant Death Mode 156 74.85 June 20, 2010
Riverside Middle School 17 45.38 January 24, 2011
Smoke Rise Prep 10 54.85 February 25, 2016
Walsh Middle School 5 48.35 September 9, 2011
##typeracer 1 63.34 February 3, 2021
The Little Middle School 1 57.78 September 22, 2016