SIPs….Kieran Healy points out the Amazon has yet another new feature: Statistically Improbable Phrases. These are phrases that occur a large number of times in a particular book relative to how many times it occurs across all books.

As befits a professor, Kieran checks out the phrases in several dense, heavy, historically important tomes. As befits a guy who barely graduated from college, I’ve collected phrases from slightly more accessible literature:

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