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McHardy, Stuart


Total words by this author in corpus - 73,555
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 8,692
Ratio of total words to unique words - 8.462
Top ten most common words - the, o, an, a, tae, that, in, wis, it, as,
Total number of punctuation marks - 7,863

Punctuation statistics

53 semicolons in total or 0.72 per thousand words 62 colons in total or 0.84 per thousand words 1551 apostrophes in total or 21.09 per thousand words 30 quotes in total or 0.41 per thousand words 3229 commas in total or 43.90 per thousand words 74 exclamation marks in total or 1.01 per thousand words 186 question marks in total or 2.53 per thousand words 2642 full stops in total or 35.92 per thousand words McHardy, Stuart; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

The Wey Forrit
Luath (31-08-2017) in Central categorised as prose (33,764 words)

Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun
Luath (2010-Nov-30) in Central (Dundee) categorised as prose (39,695 words)

Lallans 73 - The Unco Spate
Lallans Magazine (2008-10-01) in Central (Dundee) categorised as poetry (96 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

McHardy, Stuart

Full stops are red; commas are blue;
apostrophes are yellow; quotes are pink;
question marks are green; Exclamation marks are cyan;
semicolons are white; colons are black