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solongasitswords:

nullbula:

thesylverlining:

what happened in roughly 1870 though
why was there temporary internet
with a few people searching for pokemon?

It’s a search of Google books, but the question still stands, what the Fuck happened in 1870

I CAN ANSWER THIS!!
In the Cornish dialect of English, Pokemon meant ‘clumsy’ (pure coincidence).
In the mid 1800s there was a surge of writing about the Cornish language and dialect in an attempt to preserve them with glossaries and dictionaries being written. I wrote about it HERE.

EDIT: The original NGram is a fake! So this makes Pokemon an even weirder coincidence.
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tim-sliwinski:

Kevin Shields and Jim Reid
snazziest:

this was no accident
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kashikura:

iphones are so great