Visual FOG: Writers Match Their Readers

Readers and writers post alike- at least for this selection of Times blogs. That is, those who read the long and complex sentences of Stanley Fish (far right) tend to comment with long and complex sentences; David Pogue (second from left) and readers use short, simple sentences.
More...Red triangles indicate the blog's main entry and black show reader comments. The top set of triangles indicates actual number and length of sentences, while the bottom set shows what the number and length of sentences might look like for same-length pieces.