Google has a cool new tool up. The tool makes use of Google’s scans of university libraries. Just type in a word and see how often it’s been used.
here’s our namesake:
various permutations of Asian.
I encourage you to try a few words out for yourselves. Who would have thought nerd, geek, and gamer have been around for so long? I find some of these numbers suspicious. Has pwn really been around since the mid-1600s?