I had a bit of fun using Google's new word search, Books Ngram Viewer, that lets users key in words or phrases and plot how their usage has evolved.You select a time period and the word or words and BINGO you get a graph of the word usage in books for that time period. I played around with some different outdoor recreation terms just for fun. Some of the results are listed below. Let me know if you come up with some interesting findings.
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