Using TV anachronisms to learn about changes in language, and trying to avoid complete curmudgeonhood in the process.
Just drink in a sentence like this: "Megan gets 'a callback for' an audition. This is, the data says, a candidate for the worst anachronism of the season. The word 'callback' is about 100x more common by the 1990s, and 'callback for' is even worse. The OED doesn't have any examples of a theater-oriented use of 'callback' until the 1970s."
That, right there, is everything right with the internet.
It's sites like Prochronism, or the Internet Car Movie Database — that lovingly indexes vehicle appearances in film — which I also just discovered today, or any of the endless examples of the careful, loving chronicling of the things we'd normally overlook entirely, that make me love the internet — and the people behind it — all the more.
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