Your Friday Afternoon Swears More Than Your Grandfather's Friday Afternoon

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  1. G Thompson says:

    When you look up "Freedom" you can see its well known huge rise between 1743 and 1775 and then it's huge peaks during WWII with what I call the the "trough of apathy" during the "peaceful" consumerism years of the 1950's .

    Whats worrying is the downward slope from the 1970's to now… and looks like it is going even lower in the years to come.

    I don't want to even contemplate "fear", "terror", "censorship"… and don't get me started on (A href="http://ngrams.googlelabs.com/graph?content=copyright&year_start=1700&year_end=2000&corpus=0&smoothing=3">copyright [Though I see the statute of Anne rates a blip ;) ]

    I could spend hours searching through this.. Ack!

  2. "Your Friday Afternoon Swears More Than Your Grandfather’s Friday Afternoon"

    I beg to differ:

    http://bit.ly/hv3c1q

    (Link above is safe — it's Carlin's 7 dirty words graphed on the google NGrams)