Ngram of the Day: Taking to the Streets, 1950-2008

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Feb. 25 2011 9:36 AM

Ngram of the Day: Taking to the Streets, 1950-2008

Google phrase frequencies in published American English. Blue is "street battles," red is "street protests," green is "street musicians." (Y axis goes from 0 to 0.000008 percent of the scanned corpus.)


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(Previous ngrams are here .)

Tom Scocca is the managing editor of Deadspin and the author of Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future.

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