Google Books Ngram Viewer

Graph these comma-separated phrases:
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between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
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1880 - 1916 1917 - 1939 1940 - 1948 1949 - 2000 2001 - 2008 football English
1880 - 1920 1921 - 1990 1991 - 1997 1998 - 2003 2004 - 2008 baseball English
1880 - 1889 1890 - 1898 1899 - 1906 1907 - 1991 1992 - 2008 rowing English
1880 - 1904 1905 - 1942 1943 - 1952 1953 - 2000 2001 - 2008 boxing English
1880 - 1930 1931 - 1993 1994 - 1999 2000 - 2004 2005 - 2008 basketball English

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