Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A little nerdy, but interesting way to compare word usage over time...and also how to find evidence of censorship...

Try some comparisons yourself - click here.

Here is the Ngram for Lake Worth:

And for Palm Beach:
But comparing the two on the same graph better demonstrates the larger number of mentions of Palm Beach compared to Lake Worth.  It is interesting comparing their trajectories - look at the impact of WWII and the Great Depression.