Google Books Ngram Viewer

Graph these comma-separated phrases:
case-insensitive
between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
Search in Google Books:

1550 - 1864 1865 - 1976 1977 - 1984 1985 - 1995 1996 - 2008 clerihew English
1550 - 1639 1640 1641 - 1693 1694 - 1735 1736 - 1800 epigram English
1550 - 1584 1585 - 1635 1636 - 1658 1659 - 1887 1888 - 1929 cento English
1550 - 1648 1649 - 1756 1757 - 1776 1777 - 1902 1903 - 2008 limerick English
1550 - 1627 1628 1629 - 1856 1857 - 1909 1910 - 1957 doggerel English

Run your own experiment! Raw data is available for download here.
© 2013 Google - Privacy & Terms - About Google - About Google Books - About Ngram Viewer