Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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Poll - echoes and puns and reading style

If you're not sure what I mean by "echoes", it might help to read this post first.

Poll #955855 How do you perceive written text?

How do you perceive written text?

When I read, the words happen typographically in my head.
19(18.4%)
I hear them, as if being spoken to.
49(47.6%)
Conceptually, in pictures for example.
16(15.5%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
19(18.4%)

What happens to abstract terms or complex phrasing?

They just string together like beads.
40(39.2%)
I can see the things, but the ideas are harder to follow.
12(11.8%)
Too much text without a break loses me.
10(9.8%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
7(6.9%)
Ticky box.
7(6.9%)

Are you sensitive to word echoes?

Yes.
55(52.9%)
No.
3(2.9%)
Depends on context.
45(43.3%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
1(1.0%)

Do you frequently make (or at least see the opening for) puns?

Yes.
54(52.4%)
No.
20(19.4%)
Depends on context.
29(28.2%)
Something else I'll explain in comments.
0(0.0%)
Tags: lj, poll, process, words, writing
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