I’ve been having a bit more fun with the Google Ngram Viewer (previously). A reminder that these graphs show how much these phrases have appeared in published works over time. They are case-sensitive and I’ve used the English corpus.
Massive spike in interest from the 70’s onwards. Not much love for werewolves.
It’s curious how ‘Santa’ seems to have regular spikes of interest every few decades (1850, 1910, 1950, 1970-ish). Boom periods?
It’s either the greatest research tool since the Dewey Decimal System or the internet’s most colossal, pernicious time suck.http://gigabiting.com/?p=6828/