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Bibliophilia is on the Rise!

My morning Globe and Mail, and Stefanie at So Many Books, have alerted me to a cool new toy: Google’s Book N-Gram viewer, which lets you search the frequency of word usage in the (printed) English language.   I’m too amazed by the fun of this site to really think about a serious search, but here’s how often the word bibliophilia appears in books. 

Here’s more from Vanity Fair.  (Who?!  Vanity Fair.  Their blog popped up first, and the write-up made me laugh.  The Globe does not appear to have theirs on-line yet.)  Or just go play with it yourself.  Tell me what you find…

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