Statistics proves once and for all that authors are a product of their times

You only have to pick up an old novel to realize that people write very differently than they did 100 years ago, or even a couple generations ago. But is it possible to quantify those differences? Could pick apart centuries' worth of literature, and track their age based only on the words on the page? » 5/04/12 12:20pm 5/04/12 12:20pm