Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
The title text
is an HTML attribute Randall
puts on almost every xkcd image which normally adds something tangentially relevant to the topic of the comic. In some of the early comics, the title text was used to explain the joke. (Such as 5: Blown apart
) It can be accessed via hovering the mouse pointer over the image on the main site or clicking the Alt Text button on the mobile site. Many users refer to it as "Alt text" rather than "Title text".
The title text for 377: Journal 2