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BR_Parkway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 09:33 AM
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/...



A visual representation of the speech, generated by www.worlde.net, which sizes the words based on the number of times they were used, shows that Mr Obama set an inclusive tone as he was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.

"Change", the word most associated with the new president during the election campaign, was not among the most-used words in his speech and in fact was only mentioned once. "Hope", another word synonymous with the Obama campaign, was used only three times. However, words like "common", "generation", "prosperity" and "world" featured prominently.

Typically for an inauguration speech, Mr Obama hardly mentioned words specifically associated with policy but instead focused on more general, aspirational terms. Also notable by omission was mention of the state of the global economy, with the word "economy" used only three times and "recession" not used at all.

The new president was clearly aware of the historical significance of his inauguration, using words like "history", "generation", "generations" and "time" several times throughout his speech.

George W Bushs second inaugural speech, on the other hand, emphasised words like freedom, liberty, country.

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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 09:34 AM
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1. that is so cool..

Wish you could have a poster made of it.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 09:50 AM
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2. Oh, you beat me to it!
I was going to make one too!

Here are some of mine...

http://www.wordle.net/gallery?username=Iandb1

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