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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Unless you have a short word like 'perl', you can't get the maximum size in Roman script on the screen you can get in Chinese, Japanese and Korean. You could if overhead screens were like movie theater screens, ie longer, rather than taller.

    I guess you could fill the screen if you made each letter thinner, but that doesn't look so good.

    The maximum effect is possible in Chinese, I think, because it is the ultimate in compression of meaning into sound. Each word (actually, morpheme) is one syllable long and r