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Harper's Index Available Online

In celebration of its 25th year, the Harper's Index-12,058 lines spanning 300 issues-is now open to all for searching and browsing, with more than one thousand linked categories. Slaw explains that "Harper's Index is a collection of information set out in single lines as if it were statistical data and in a way that is meant to surprise and interest you."
Harper's Index is a product of Harper's Magazine, which is also available online from 1850.


Very cool indeed. But some of the stats is dated. The older stuff may useful when you are comparing it with current numbers.......

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