Hello folks. Today's Topicability blog post has hit the Local meter! What's local any way? According to my favorite Wikipedia, "Local usually refers to something nearby, or in the immediate area."

Well we are turning our attention next, quite randomly, to the Local topic/category of Squidoo. And, we are taking a closer look at the Top 100 in the Local topic/category as captured on June 23, 2010.

Yes, it is time for the Wordle tag cloud conceptualization of all those Squidoo lenses that made it into the Top 100 in the Local topic/category. Feast your eyes on this:

Wordle: Squidoo Top 100 Local Topic Lenses

What jumps out at us?  Well, I think that would be Fargo, Park, Kabetogama, National, Voyageurs, North, Dakota, Squidoo, Best, Local and County for sure.  And, then some more stuff!  When I think of Local, I think Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Florida, Atlanta, and Georgia.  But, I really don't think any of those are in this particular Local Wordle today folks.

Holy moly Batman and Robin!  Hold that Local phone for a minute.  Check out this mosaic image!  Gadzooks, folks.  We don't know how she does it, [ah, but we really do but are being diplomatic about it all] but Tipi aka TipiGal has snagged 28 spots in the Top 100 of that Local topic / category!

Yes, today’s lensmaster that is hitting the spotlight is Tipi aka the TipiGal. It is a WOWEE that Tipi is scoring, laying claim to 28 Squidoo lenses in the Top 100 of the Local topic/category. That is huge domination folks!

Now, on to our next Wordle tag cloud ... Here is an automatically-generated Wordle tag cloud that has imaged all the Squidoo lensmasters who were lucky enough to snag a spot on the Top 100 of the Local topic / category!

Wordle: Squidoo Top 100 Local Category Lensmasters

Not to be out-done, though, are a handful of other Squidoo lensmasters. The lensmasters making the grade, or scoring multiple placements of Squidoo lenses in the Top 100 of the Local topic/category are: OhMe= 5, louiswery= 4, SemperFidelis= 4, and SusanVillasLewis= 3. And, these Squidoo lensmasters have 2 each: ChrisLloyd, Elsie01, KimGiancaterino, monarch13, pcuser, Ramkitten, and ThomasC.

We do have a number of Squidoo lensmasters who have each scored ONE lens in the Top 100 of the Local category.  You do know it has been a TOUGH NUT TO CRACK for months to get a lens in the Local category! And, I know what I am talking about folks. You see, I have quite a few LOCAL topic/category Squidoo lenses, but a spot in the Top 100 of the Local category has eluded me for months too!

I have ONE lens along with my Squidoo peeps: 1SquidAddict, aj2008, ArtByLinda, bobcrain, CDT, Christene, cleansweeping, daybreak, draik, EricOlsen, familymoves, Flynn_the_Cat, genglo, Hillandglen, hlkljgk, inkserotica, JaguarJulie, Janiece, JenOfChicago, Joan4, JonitasKalimpo, jptanabe, jsmyth, Kapalbility, KarenTBTEN, kiwisoutback, lumpy22, MikeTobias, MrLewisSmile, mulberry, naturegirl7, NatureMaven, NorthWestUK, OneFootPutt, Pastiche, PR_am, southshoretees, spirituality, steve866, Teddi14, triathlontraining, and WebSpinstress.

HEY!!! Let’s hear it for ALL those Squidoo lensmasters scoring a spot in the Top 100 of the Local topic/category!

Oh, by the way!  The Topicability blog has been concentrating on the TOP news of Squidoo lately.  You know, or have noticed, haven't you, that the blog is NAMED Topicability or Topicability, right? You did know that TOPICABILITY is a portmanteau, right? Here's what Wikipedia says about Portmanteau:

A portmanteau [plural: portmanteaus or portmanteaux] is used broadly to mean a blend of two (or more) words or morphemes and their meanings into one new word. In linguistics fields, a portmanteau is defined as a blend of two or more function words.

Think of TOPICABILITY as:  Top + ic + ability   ...   OR   ...   Topic + ability   ...   I hope you get that.

In case you missed my most recent Topic + ability blog posts, here is a handy listing to check out:

By the way, I've profiled the top Squidoo lens, for more than a year on a special Squidoo lens, Squidoo du Jour -- The Top Lens, in case you are curious what's been on top overall. Or, maybe you are wanting to participate in my Hey Monkeybrain debate about Squidoo Stats -- Public or Private?