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04-20-2009, 04:42 PM
I don't know if any of you have ever heard of this, but it's pretty cool.

Wordle makes word clouds out of whatever text you choose, based on frequency of the word. It cuts out frequent words automatically, though you can bring them back. It's at Wordle.net.

Here's one for an essay I wrote about 6 weeks ago.


I think it's pretty cool - you can choose colour, direction, font. I saw one a few weeks ago where someone had walked down some Toronto streets and taken the names of shops and whatever was written in the windows and done one for that, then photoshopped it into an overlay of Toronto, so that Chinatown streets had the words LLBO and Dumpling in huge letters.

04-20-2009, 04:46 PM
I've seen these before, and they've always intrigued me. I'll try one with my next essay when I finish it.

Cock Joke
04-20-2009, 06:06 PM
This is mine. (http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/765328/cock)

04-21-2009, 12:03 AM
That's a pretty cool thing. I always think that I'm using certain words too often, so this might help me a bit:)

04-21-2009, 02:28 AM
Funny, I copy-pasted all the lyrics from RAFRAG:


Al Coholic
04-22-2009, 11:01 AM
Barack Obama convention speech: