Off topic: Wedding Crunchers, dating and politics, tipping debate, drive-ins, amusement parks

“Plot n-gram frequency and visualize trends across 30+ years of yuppie nuptials” at Wedding Crunchers‘ searchable database of three decades’ worth of New York Times wedding announcements, courtesy of Rap Genius. Pre-wedding, though: on online dating and political differencesTo tip or not to tip, that is the question. Fade to black: drive-ins, a photo project, and abandoned amusement parks.


Photo of couple James Carville and Mary Matalin, political analysts and former consultants for the Democrats and the Republicans, respectively. (Patrick Tehan/Bay Area News Group)

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