The American Heritage Intermediate Corpus

Sample studies of the five-million-word American Heritage Intermediate Corpus, the largest yet for English, show the inadequacies of computerized word counts for lexicographical purposes. Out of about 87,000 word types listed in the American Heritage Word Frequency Book (by JOHN B. C~RorI. et alii, Houghton Mifflin-American Heritage, New York, 1971), only… CONTINUE READING