Stare sounds, glass city
Rain made three go away, another keep shoes. Klaxx ! Bang !
Umbrellas stand behind waiting
Door faces seem oh !
Sit like air.
And you could generate lots of different ways of doing this, because one really interesting thing with Wordle is that you can play with an array of different fonts and layouts. You can either select them yourself or let the program run at random. Here for example are three different ways of assembling a bicycle. The words are the same, the patterns are different.
There are all kinds of possible ways for using this tool. You could insert all of your e-mails on a monthly basis and see whether any change of prevailing feeling occurs during the year. You could outspeed speed reading and dump a whole book in and pretend to absorb its general gist. But one thing I haven’t seen done and which could be fun to develop is a word cloud quiz. See if you can work out what the following are. For starters I have chosen things which are extremely (at least in my opinion) easy. One may be more difficult and the last one is in French and only for people who have read the book this passage is taken from in the original (though there is one give-away word), but I really liked the way it turned out and couldn’t help but include it.
If you have any doubts, I will give you some dates:
1- some time between 1599 and 1601
Click on black square for answers
And finally here is the word cloud for the article you have just read: