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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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– How Charlotte got to be CHARLOTTE (while somehow retaining an amazing microhabitat or two). — How Asheville came to host its first  flash mob pillow fight (while still honoring its more traditional pastimes). —  How a covered wagon from Rowan County ended up on the second floor of a restaurant in New Washington, Indiana. […]

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– Why General Stoneman went raiding in a buggy. — Spanish stone stackers restoring ancestors’ work on Blue Ridge Parkway. — Hank Williams Jr. revives Popcorn Sutton‘s moonshine recipe. — “If we submit now to Lincoln’s election, your homes will be visited by one of the most fearful and horrible butcheries that has cursed the […]

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