Cool dataviz how do people spell a word?

Roel M. Hogervorst

2019/05/31

Categories: inspiration Tags: visualisation spelling language

A great spelling experiment of names of celebrities on <pudding.cool>

This chart shows over 600k attempts of people trying to search for Britney Spears. Here are the 8 most common permutations of her first name, People nail the first three letters—then things get interesting.

![How do you spell Britney?](/post/2019-05-31-cool-dataviz-how-do-people-spell-a-word_files/Screenshot_2019-05-03 The Gyllenhaal Experiment.png)

See more examples, also interactive, on the website

It’s an addictive game!

Found through Alberto Cairo