Etymology and word usage when you ‘define’ with Google

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Pro tip: When you Google “define <INSERT WORD HERE>” and open the information card, you can see the etymology of the word in flowchart form and word usage over time.

Define hipster

[via @wattenberg]

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