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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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Yoshkar-Ola, Russia, August 24, 2018 --(PR.com)-- In App Our Minds AR students' utterances or questions pop up in a way similar to speech bubbles, as in comics.
The Kimoji perfumer series logo resembles a black speech bubble with 'Vibes' written in a white uppercase font with a slight rainbow penumbra.
Have students create speech bubbles and place them on the Art Print.
Pastor John Rose, 69, spoke to police and has replaced the poster outside Attleborough Baptist church, in Norfolk, with a more positive one that says: "God loves you!" It pictures a meerkat with a speech bubble reading: "Simples."
And a speech bubble from her lips will read: "This is a proper fit piece of kit, y-get-mi-tho?
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.
Each symbol has a 'speech bubble' giving information about what can be recycled and how to find out where.
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!'
On iMessage, if you just type one character into the chat window and then leave it for sixty seconds, the speech bubble indicator will disappear and the recipient won't know that you are taking 10 minutes obsessing over your emoji-based love letter.
They were selling Inception on DVD, they'd just drawn a stick man on the front with an arrow pointing at him saying, Leonardo Di Caprio and a speech bubble coming from his mouth saying, "What the hell is going on in this film?" I don't think they'd even watched The Matrix before they drew the cover, coz all they'd drawn was a police van and swear words on the side of it.