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5 million books

Photo courtesy of Apple Inc.This week’s ‘language in new media’ post is one of the fantastic TED Talks.

What we learned from 5 million books uses Google Labs’ Ngram Viewer tool to tell us why exactly a picture is worth so much more than a thousand words!

If you’re new to the Ngram Viewer, you might also like to read Stan Carery’s post on the subject from earlier this year.

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