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Source: WTF Happened In 1971? (Lots more graphs.)
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Wow

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Witness wrote: Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:51 pm Image

Source: WTF Happened In 1971? (Lots more graphs.)
Somewhat misleading in my opinion. Ratio of debt to GDP is better.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:28 pm Needs a logarithmic scale. :p
Too easy.





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Goddamn the Milky Way must be awesome
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Are the counting the actual Milky Way in those numbers? Because it seems like you can see a lot of stars in it


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Not individual stars, but massive amounts of stars
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Blue line is 20-year rolling average.
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Witness wrote: Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:13 pm Image
So basically nobody born before 1930 was named Karen (at least in the US).
I wonder why it became popular around that time.
I had a friend when I was a kid whose mother was named Karen, but not really anyone my own age or younger. Apparently it is Scandinavian in origin.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:13 am
Witness wrote: Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:13 pm Image
So basically nobody born before 1930 was named Karen (at least in the US).
I wonder why it became popular around that time.
I had a friend when I was a kid whose mother was named Karen, but not really anyone my own age or younger. Apparently it is Scandinavian in origin.
Check out usage
https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c ... itive=true#

It became really popular starting in 1968. Crashed in 2003.
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Never a good idea, in my opinion, to give your kid a 'currently popular' name. It will identify them as belonging to a certain age bracket as they get older. Much safer to choose names that have remained popular over centuries - these are often biblical: James, Peter, Paul, Mary, Jane, Elizabeth, ... You get no idea of the age of a person with names like those. Contrast with Maud, Kurt, Kylie, Karen, ...
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ceptimus wrote: Tue Aug 11, 2020 11:36 am Never a good idea, in my opinion, to give your kid a 'currently popular' name. It will identify them as belonging to a certain age bracket as they get older. Much safer to choose names that have remained popular over centuries - these are often biblical: James, Peter, Paul, Mary, Jane, Elizabeth, ... You get no idea of the age of a person with names like those. Contrast with Maud, Kurt, Kylie, Karen, ...
Yeah, but those are kinda boring names too. I have one of those boring timeless names too. As do my brothers. They're all straight out of the Bible I think. I guess that means my parents would agree with you.
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Rob Lister wrote: Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:24 am Check out usage
https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c ... itive=true#

It became really popular starting in 1968. Crashed in 2003.
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Witness wrote: Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:44 pm
Rob Lister wrote: Tue Aug 11, 2020 10:24 am Check out usage
https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?c ... itive=true#

It became really popular starting in 1968. Crashed in 2003.
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How very odd.
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I have spent far too much time on Ngram viewer
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Rob Lister wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:25 am How very odd.
It's something in the database:

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Witness wrote: Thu Aug 13, 2020 12:12 am
Rob Lister wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:25 am How very odd.
It's something in the database:

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Smoothing changed from default 4 to 0

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The waterfall is 2004.
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Hmmm
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Statistics says not possible
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Could have something to do with 2009

Look at the graphic
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Maybe I was too subtle

The data ends in 2009, which is where the Ngram graph drops off


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Apparently, from births data, this is the "male Karen":

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Do we have a Terry here? :mrgreen:
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Let’s see
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some fact checking
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