Questions tagged [google-ngram]

A puzzle centered around graphs produced by the Google books Ngram viewer.

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Word scrambled, brain scrambled, Ngram

What you are given is one large group of words scrambled together yasbehhmsirauonyeoetjdonfe! There are a total of seven words in this jumble of letters Now here is the real hard challenge! What ...
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The ngrams sentence challenge

When you enter a search into google ngrams, the graph shows the words/strings down the right hand side. What if you could pick search terms such that reading the right hand side of the graph, from top ...
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Google ngram puzzle No 2 (and they are getting tougher!)

Encouraged by the reasonable success of my first ngram puzzle Assassinate Shakespeare! I've decided to explore the idea further. Here is a new ngram. Your task is to reproduce it exactly by entering ...
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Assassinate Shakespeare!

Factoid: The noun "assassination" first appeared in print in Shakespeare's Macbeth. However, forget that. The puzzle is to reproduce the following ngram. The correct answer will be a link to the ...