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Google project launches new field of culture study

Text analysis tracks 200 years of language and societal trends

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2:31pm, December 16, 2010

There’s a handy new way for researchers and the just plain curious to track how many words get added to the English language each year and the speed at which celebrities flame out of public consciousness: Google them.

The dominant web browser’s digital archive of books from around the world offers a vast new resource for investigatin

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