Saturday, January 15, 2011

Thank God for the 80s ;)

Everyone else in the Blogoverse has been having fun with Google Ngram.  This program tracks the relative rate at which different words are used in all of the books scanned by Google Books.  So here is one of my searches for the relative mention made of men, women, children and animals.  Only since the 1980s has it actually been 'women and children first'.... (Click figure to enlarge).

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