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Offline Rostum

Ngram
« on: February 19, 2016, 08:58:28 PM »
Shamelessly stolen from Ben Aaronovitch's site link to googles statistical writing anachronism tool

https://books.google.com/ngrams

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Re: Ngram
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2016, 12:34:52 AM »
That is a good time waster, keep putting in words like curmudgeon and precarious as well as phrases just to find when they were common.
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Re: Ngram
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2016, 01:21:12 PM »
I was looking at inventions and when they were written about.  Tea bags, Vacuum cleaner, refridgeration as there is always a gap between an invention and it becoming generally available and the peak is a good indication its being pushed hard to a general market and the slope down from there is likely to indicate it getting affordable and generally accepted.

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Re: Ngram
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2016, 09:24:00 PM »
Well, that's a hoot.  ;D
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