Call Me Melville, Based on New Word Use

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From <a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=call-me-melville-based-on-new-word-09-12-11">Scientific American,</a> the results of a new study, "Thieves may leave fingerprints at the scene of a crime. But does an author leave a metaphorical fingerprint on the book? The answer may be yes, according to a study published in the New Journal of Physics."

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Errr....I'd have to go digging but I am almost postiive that I remember some other studies basically stating this same idea. I remember the "winner" for the most distinctive amount of new words being used as good old Shakes. I remember he was also distinctive because the high frequency of words first mentioned by him that stuck around for a while.

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