Piiikaaachuuuuuu vs. KHAAAAAN!

March 13, 2011
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(This article was first published on Edwin Chen's Blog » r, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

This is a fun image I found on Neil Kodner’s blog:

KH(Ax)N

But I’ve never actually watched any of the Star Trek movies, so I decided to recreate the graph with Pikachu instead:

pikachu-graph1

Here’s a smoothed version to better compare the counts between different letters:

pikachu-graph2

Unsurprisingly, people like to elongate the “u” in “pikachu” a lot better than they like to elongate the “a” and “i”, though I’m surprised just how many “pikachuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu”s are out there.


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