Saturday, 2 March 2019

Ngram Fun



I've been playing with this Google thingy that lets you graph the number of mentions of particular words/names/terms in books published in a given period. As you can see from the above, it lets you compare the relative fame of writers. Good showing from Monty after a slow start, I think. It takes a bit of mastering, but once you've got the hang of it you can muck about for ages. Here's a bit o' crime fiction.



A battle between some favourite fictional characters, now...

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