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ablebodiedman
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New Google Book Search

Google has provided a utility that allows the search for the frequency of words or phrases used in 5.2 million books from the 1500s right up to 2008.

Read more about it here:

http://www.cbc.ca/technology/story/2010/...abase.html


Of course the first word I checked was Jehovah.

Here are the results:

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Interesting?


Now you can also plot multiple words.

How about Jehovah and Yahweh?

Here it is:

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3



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RE: New Google Book Search

I remember a thread where we discussed the word wench and girl.

Don't know the name of the thread so can no longer find it.

Here are the results:

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


or how about boy and lad.

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


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RE: New Google Book Search

How recent is the idea about a "New World Order".


http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


If you find anything interesting please let me know.


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RE: New Google Book Search

Beatles and Rolling Stones


http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Boxers or Briefs?

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Coffee or Tea?

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Gasoline or Petrol?

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Rubbish or Garbage?

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3

Coke or Pepsi

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3



Looks like people did not take to brushing their teeth until the early 20th Century.

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3



Yep, iPod is a new word

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Spaceship?

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3



Looks like people began to understand what Marijuana was in the mid 1960's

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Looks like people knew what Cocaine was in the late 1800's

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Looks like the phrase "Rock and Roll" took on a new meaning in 1950

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3

Looks like pantyhose was invented sometime in the late 1960's

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Looks like people did not care much about Christmas in the 1700's

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


Santa Claus did not happen until the mid 19th Century

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


People did not seem to care much about deodorant until the 20th Century

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3

Baptist,Methodist,Presbyterian,Adventist,Catholic

http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?conte...moothing=3


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