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Link: “Time Period of the word “cool” and its synonyms

Original post found at: https://www.reddit.com/r/Damnthatsinteresting/comments/1xlpuf/time_period_of_the_word_cool_and_its_synonyms/

The graphic only goes up to 2006, but I thought it was neat to see the rise and fall of words like “groovy”, “gnarly” and “tubular”.

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