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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1800 - 1843 1844 - 1942 1943 - 1952 1953 - 1984 1985 - 2008 nincompoop English
1800 - 1934 1935 - 1941 1942 - 1946 1947 - 1998 1999 - 2008 nitwit English
1800 - 1860 1861 - 1935 1936 - 1945 1946 - 1998 1999 - 2008 numbskull English

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