More nifty notes from Google — information about the archivists [folks who knew that, some day, this whole Internet thing just might take off] and statistics that tell the tale:

Number of articles per year (roughly):


1981: 4 000 (from May 11)
1982: 27 000
1983: 62 000
1984: 108 000
1985: 158 000
1986: 101 000
1987: 117 000
1988: 185 000
1989: 480 000
1990: 1 203 000
1991: 2 085 000
1992: 9 920 000
1993: 8 011 000
1994: 14 737 000
1995: 21 064 000
1996: 52 635 000
1997: 80 044 000
1998: 107 063 000
1999: 129 113 000
2000: 132 585 000
2001: 149 808 000 (through Dec 20)

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