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03-31-2011, 06:25 AM
I find the Ngram Viewer fascinating. Here is an example (http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?content=Aikido%2CKarate%2CJudo%2CJujutsu%2CKendo&year_start=1800&year_end=2008&corpus=0&smoothing=3). Some details on how this works are here (http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/info).
03-31-2011, 07:51 AM
One of the cool things one can do is actually look at the relevant texts. This is how I found the scanned copies of "Black Belt" magazine from 60s and 70s with interviews like these:
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