The distribution of letters

Editing_and_proofreading_blog_222Ever wondered how the letters are distributed within words? Have a look at these graphs, which show letter frequency at the beginning, middle & end of words. In this analysis, letters in more frequently used words have more weight. The colour indicates the frequency of the letter.

Fascinating stuff, but I’m not sure where it gets us.

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I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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2 Responses to The distribution of letters

  1. It might not be a really helpful chart, but I think it’s pretty fascinating…both the colors and the graph images…I just starred at it for a few minutes rather memorized.

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