Magazine initiative from Google Book Search

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Tue Dec 9 21:35:41 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 3:55 PM, Benjamin Zimmer <bgzimmer at>
> I think the best way to dip in to the new archive is to go to Advanced Search
> and restrict your search to magazines (along with a date range).

Here's a little taste of what's archived now:

Review of "The Naked Soul of Iceberg Slim" by Preston Wilcox
_Black World_, May 1972, p. 80
A theory of Black social systems: Fuck over no one so you will not have to worry
about whose going to fuck over you. The "unfucked-over" are both unfuckable and
have no need to fuck over anybody else.

Note the use of "fuck over [Pronoun]" rather than "fuck [Pronoun] over", a
feature of BE that Wilson discussed in a Sep. 2007 thread (somewhat to the
bafflement of Dennis, Ron and others):

--Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society -

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