Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An image composed of words used in a particular text or subject, in which the size of each word indicates its frequency or importance:‘Louise generated a word cloud of lyrics from the new album’
- ‘The word cloud displays targeted keywords in red, linked words underlined, and non-linked words as regular text.’
- ‘Hirst has a great tutorial on how to create a (tag or) word cloud based on a hashtag feed from Twitter.’
- ‘I made a word cloud of the stuff that appears on my site.’
- ‘Comments from those sessions were posted on the city's imagineBloomington site, and frequently heard terms are expressed boldly in word clouds.’
- ‘The largest words you see here were said most often by the president, but you may notice something is missing from this computer-generated word cloud of the president's remarks, and from the speech itself.’
- ‘Another exercise devised by Common Core promoters features the Gettysburg Address as a word cloud.’
- ‘To take the study a little further, I stored all the post's titles and created a title word cloud for the top 10% of the 3,800.’
- ‘A word cloud of Monday morning's coverage would include the word "again" in three-foot-high letters.’
- ‘Each of these can be expanded to see even more data, maps, word clouds, and other information tidbits that provide a new level of richness to your life's statistics.’
- ‘You can click on any keyword in the word cloud to get more in-depth reports.’
- ‘Wordle is a toy for generating word clouds from text that you provide.’
- ‘There are over 60 sections of information to dig into, including word clouds, pie charts and maps’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.