Analyzing the most common words in bios of Twitter users

As I was walking yesterday, I was thinking it would be interesting to see the most common words in the bios of users I follow on Twitter. The main reason I wanted to write this script was that for users that follow more than a few accounts, this gives an idea of what they are interested in. I enjoy using Twitter to follow politics, news, and tech (and the results for my username show that) -- but by running the script against other usernames, it often shows what they are interested in both on Twitter, and to a greater extent, life.

Here are the most common words in the bios of users I follow on Twitter:

And as a bonus, since the previous Twitter analysis for New York Times reporters was quite popular, here are the most common words in the Twitter bios of NYT staff.

The script to run it yourself is located on Github. It utilizes the Twitter Ruby gem to interact with their API.