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The rise of kiss” in British and American English. Who sets the trends?

More fun conflating linguistic change with social change.

The second graph is British. Note the different y-axes.

This growth and the subsequent drop seem to have happened simultaneously on both sides of the Atlantic. How can that be. Via newspapers? I don’t think so. Perhaps it is related to publishing technology, perhaps suddenly more romantic novels were produced. But at exactly the same time?

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