How do they do this? Can python?

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.net
Wed Aug 7 18:27:11 CEST 2002


> Effectively classified words randomly combined.  Often with a 
> template that says "article adjective adjective noun-subject 
> verb preposition article adjective noun-object" for example, with 
> appropriate substitutions from dictionaries of such words.
> You can combine a variety of templates to make it seem to have
> variety.  Doubtless there are much more sophisticated techniques
> with which I'm not familiar.
> 
> (Note: my response above was actually generated randomly, using
> such techniques.  That it said pretty much what I would have
> said myself is a complete, though entirely bizarre coincidence... ;)
> 
> -Peter

Perhaps it is/was not all that sophisticated:
http://www.sincity.com/penn-n-teller/pcc/shaney.html

Dave LeBlanc




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