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Now that Google has made playing “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon” simple and instantaneous, I couldn’t resist checking out the Bacon numbers for — Andy Griffith — Don Knotts — Ron Howard — Frances Bavier — Jim Nabors — George Lindsey — Howard McNear — Aneta Corsaut    

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More phrase-frequency charts from those bustling bibliophiles at Google Books Ngram Reader: — Andy Griffith vs. Don Knotts and Ron Howard — Moonshine vs. NASCAR — Interstate 40 vs. Interstate 77, Interstate 85 and Interstate 95 — Moon Pie vs. sweet potato pie — Piltdown Man vs. Marlboro Man

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Those industrious elves at Google Books Ngram Viewer must never sleep! Here are their latest offerings for North Carolinians’ provocation and speculation: — Carolina blue was adopted on campus about 1800, but the rest of the world seems to have taken a while to catch on. — Jimmie Johnson vs. Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and […]

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On this day in 1968: The all-time highest-rated episode of “The Andy Griffith Show” airs, during the last of the show’s eight prime-time seasons. In “Barney Hosts a Summit Meeting,” former costar Don Knotts returns for a guest appearance as Barney Fife. Hoping to help his ex-deputy impress superiors at the Raleigh Police Department, Andy […]

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