Saturday, 31 May 2008

250,00,00,000 Words in English Language!


250,00,00,000 Words in English Language!

The Oxford English Corpus is the largest text corpus of English language containing over two billion words . (Recently the number reached 2.5 billion mark!)
The Bank of English is the name of the cobuild corpus (Collins Birmingham University International Language Database ) which has 525 million words. The British National Corpus is a 100 million word text corpus of written and spoken English.
The Brigham Young University Corpus of American English contains 360+ million words.

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