Talk:Bank of English

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have to be used to



The article says: "Bank of English: The corpus totals 525 million running words as of 2005."


Let me put it this way: oi vey!!! (could be wai di mi, should you rather go for Judeo-Spanish instead of the Yiddish so ingrained into English*. Even French, known for... long talks, does not have this many words**. English, over half a bil??? Let us be serious for a change!


BTW, the Bank of English used to have some free services, but no more: the prices are prohibitive for most of us, and Collins dictionaries I checked do not indicate how common/obscure a word might be... Any other source? A dependable, yet free one perhaps...


Rumsefardi 03:32, 18 September 2007 (UTC)



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