Bash / sed / tr / Linux word occurrence counter and analyzer (e.g. for song lyrics)

Posted by relst on May 20, 2012 5:33 AM EDT; By Relst
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With these commands you can analyze a text file. It will count all the occurrences of all words and put out the stats. It is usefull for song lyrics, books, notes and everything. It helps me analyze my writing style, which words do I use more often, where are my spelling errors and such. It is also nice to win an argument against someone over a dragonforce song. This example will use lyrics as example, but it is applicable to all text files. Examples included (A NaNoWriMo book by Fabian Scherschel from the Linux Outlaws)

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