Tonight’s debate: Full of words.

September 26, 2008 – 10:43 pm

Wordle visualizes which ones were most common:

(click the image to see the original Wordle generated from the debate transcripts)

  1. 5 Responses to “Tonight’s debate: Full of words.”

  2. I played with that a bit last night…

    By ClintJCL on Sep 27, 2008

  3. I’m surprised “John” didn’t get more weight. A lot of commentators were taken aback by the fact that Obama referred to McCain as “John” all night instead of “Senator McCain.” Too bad we didn’t get all McCain’s mispronunciations of Amadeenajad’s(sp) name. : )

    By Ryan Somma on Oct 1, 2008

  4. Ryan, your comment reminded me that I never got around to splitting up the Wordles to make one for each candidate. So I went ahead and did it in the next post.

    By doranchak on Oct 2, 2008

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