Ngram of the Day: Holiday Spirit, 1930-2008

More Google word-frequency data from the American English corpus. Blue is ” hot punch ” and red is ” sucker punch .” (Y axis goes from 0 percent to 0.00005 percent of the total Google sample.)

Previously: “television” vs. “Bible” ; “anxiety” vs. “shame” ; “shopping” vs. “salvation” “bride” vs. “girlfriend” ; “Black Sox” vs. “Rwandan genocide” ; things that are smoked .