Word Associations

March 16, 2017
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A Short Story of Twinword Writer

At the beginning, Twinword Writer had a different name, Storyword. We dreamed for easy writing program with convenient functions. For instance, automatic synonym suggestion, easy reference images, and videos, so we don’t need additional windows to bring information for writing. Here is our initial idea.   Here what we made! Introduce Twinword Writer!! […]
July 12, 2016
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[PRESS RELEASE] Online Personality Test Twinword Mind

Twinword Inc., a big data venture specializing in Natural Language Processing (NLP) has announced the launch of new online personality test: Twinword Mind. Based on a similar concept as the MBTI test but on a different science, Twinword Mind uses Twinword’s Word Graph technology to provide three types of easy yet precise psychological tests.  […]
March 28, 2016
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Learn New Words With These 3 Visual Thesaurus Websites

Remember those days at the university or school when you had to memorize new words for your language class? Did you stick post-it-notes around your room and mumbled each word to recall it later in class? If so, do you consider yourself a visual learner? Our team consists mostly of visual learners and we […]
January 24, 2016
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What is the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?

It seems like a difficult topic, but as language users, we can all easily relate to the theory that lies behind Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Sapir-Whorf hypothesis —a position of linguistic relativity—argues that language ‘is not merely a reproducing instrument for voicing ideas, but is itself a shaper of ideas, the programme and guide for the individual’s […]
January 16, 2016
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Learn New Words With Visual Word Graph

It is said that there are three main types of learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Visual learners learn best by watching, auditory learners learn best by listening, while kinesthetic learners learn best by getting “hands-on” experiences. Are you a visual learner? Do you need to see/visualize to remember something? Twinword Graph will […]
November 13, 2015
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Mind Mapping Tool For Blogging

What is brainstorming? Brainstorming is a group problem-solving technique in which members spontaneously share ideas and solutions. What are some of the pitfalls during brainstorming? – Same old ideas dominated by certain loud voices – Mind block – Idea trashing by nay-sayers Whereas it may be difficult to address the problem caused by […]
October 22, 2015
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Oktoberfest 2015

At the mention of Oktoberfest, the first word that comes to mind is no doubt – Beer! Ever wonder what are some of the words people associate with “Beer“? Check out our word graph below to find out! For more visual word graph, visit www.twinword.com/graph
September 17, 2015
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Principal or Principle?

The principle of the school said that discriminating is against his principal. What? Did I made a mistake? Okay, that was intentional. This is the correct sentence: “The principal of the school said that discriminating is against his principle.” One of the most common mistakes even native english speakers make. Did you […]
September 10, 2015
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How Many Words Does the Average Person Know?

There is a common notion that the average English-speaking adult knows between 20,000 and 30,000 words. Recently, a research was published about an analysis of 10 years worth of Wall Street Journal newspapers. It reported that after removing duplicates and names, less than 20,000 unique words were used. I have a huge interest in linguistics, […]