Tagged With heavy metal

The primary purpose of speaking and writing is to sound as cool as possible at all times, and now a data scientist has given us the specific keywords we need to impress our peers, no matter where we are. In a post on Degenerate State, the scientist took the lyrics off DarkLyrics.com,"the largest metal lyrics archive on the web," from a database of 222,623 songs by 7,634 bands to analyse the most and least metal words. Comparing the DarkLyrics data with the Brown Corpus -- a 1961 collection of English-language documents (no song lyrics) that is "the first of the modern, computer readable, general corpora" -- the data scientist found the top 20 most and least metal words. Here's a sampling.