The vocabulary of toy ads

A link from Paul Armstrong on Facebook to this exploratory investigation of words used in tv commercials for boys’ toys and girls’ toys aimed at 6-8-year-olds, using the resources of Wordle: Word Cloud: How Toy Ad Vocabulary Reinforces Gender Stereotypes which yielded these fascinating, but alas unsurprising, displays, for boys’ toys and girls’ toys, respectively: Details … Continue reading The vocabulary of toy ads