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speech balloon

A graphic element taken from comic books that is widely used to convey messages in all forms of publications, including websites. The balloon is a bubble filled with text that points to a person or human-like object. Also called "speech bubbles," "voice bubbles," "word balloons" and "text balloons."


Speech Bubbles
If the text is meant to be silent, the bubble's pointer consists of smaller bubbles. Loud screams and shouts are exaggerated with jagged edges.
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Have students create speech bubbles and place them on the Art Print.
As we read the Mr McGee books over and over, the children have noted that he always has some sort of adventure, that he always starts his adventure at the 'spreading apple tree', that he always uses lots of vowel sounds to make his loud screams and that he uses lots of speech bubbles.
Another quick look at Wikipedia tells me that it is OK to like them, because they have a history that stretches back to the first speech bubble that looked a bit like a scroll.
Al Ayyam also satirised Obama's speech with a cartoon showing him delivering his address with the speech bubble shaped like a Star of David.
The ad, published in French daily Le Parisien today, shows the smiling couple with a comic book speech bubble coming from Ms Bruni's head.
And in a nod to his beloved Welsh ma Eira, a speech bubble above his head reads: 'Wait 'til I tell mum whose leg I've nicked
Details about Talking Bird With a concept of easily creating a fun photo in ten seconds, the new version has not only changed the opening and speech bubble part illustrations for the Speech Bubble School, it is now possible to select from among five colors for the speech bubble lines and the font text.
It pictures a meerkat with a speech bubble reading: "Simples.
Just fill in the speech bubble, cut out the picture and post it to the address below.
According to The Verge, 'Hatching Twitter' reveals that most of Twitter's early logos were created by co-founder Biz Stone, including the green speech bubble at the top of the page.
They were stories about girls and boys and romance and I'd have a speech bubble coming out my mouth and saying things like 'Does he really love me?