Google Books Ngram Viewer

Graph these comma-separated phrases:
case-insensitive
between and from the corpus with smoothing of .  
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1980 - 1981 1982 - 1991 1992 - 1993 1994 - 1998 1999 - 2000 the british people are English
1980 - 1982 1983 - 1996 1997 - 1998 1999 2000 the britons are English
1980 - 1981 1982 - 1993 1994 - 1995 1996 - 1998 1999 - 2000 the british are English
1980 - 1982 1983 - 1995 1996 - 1997 1998 - 1999 2000 the brits are English

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