Google Books nGram Viewer Shows Popularity of Words Throughout History

Google's nGram Viewer is a tool that lets users search word frequencies over the history of publishing, the tool searches Google's collection of 5 million digitized books (about 500 billion words) and calculates how many times a word appears in any given year. A really cool tool that will give you a nice snapshot of history can be found here

Funny enough if you put in iphone you will see a spike in the 1940's, SAI realized that this was caused by a surge in sales for the Edison Company's Ediphone dictation device.

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