gravitas numbers

Barnhart barnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Mon Nov 7 11:13:14 UTC 2005

In the article posted about gravitas the following numbers were reported:
"Media use of the word gravitas, according to search on Factiva, an
aggregator of news and information. First used in 1924, according to the
Oxford English Dictionary.
Year No. of times used
2000 2,644
2001 2,205
2002 2,609
2003 3,185
2004 4,070
*2005 3,252
• Through Nov. 2.
On the Web"

Surely, they did not just Google this, did they?  How meaningless.  What
about duplications?  What about false positives?

barnhart at

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