18 April 2011

Toys for Boys, Toys for Girls

The most commonly used words in toy advertisements, by gender.  Courtesy of Information is Beautiful.

Wordle: Words Used to Advertise Boys' Toys

Wordle: Words Used in Advertising for Girls' Toys


Londa said...

Is there any intersection between those clouds? At all? No common language?

Russ said...

In my (very scientific) analysis of this (very scientific) data set, the only overlapping words I could identify were "new," "friends," and "fun." I was surprised to see that "killer" was on the girls' list, but not the boys, until I noticed that it was used in the phrase "killer boots."