Jive Filter

Jive Filter

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jive, also known as the Jive Filter, is a novelty computer program that converts plain English to a comic dialect known as "jive," a parody of African American Vernacular English. Some versions of the filter were adapted to parody other forms of English speech, such as valspeak, cockney, geordie, Pig Latin, and even the Swedish Chef. The latter form is sometimes known as the "Encheferator" or "Encheferizer." This family of programs became quite popular in the late 1980s. The program is very simple and has been duplicated or translated many times on many different programming platforms and many different forms, for instance as a CGI application to run on a website to translate text typed by visitors into a comic dialect.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136539411
  • 9786136539416