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Burgess, Wilson


Total words by this author in corpus - 5,339
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 1,621
Ratio of total words to unique words - 3.294
Top ten most common words - the, a, tae, ah, in, an', o', hae, an, mae,
Total number of punctuation marks - 1,515

Punctuation statistics

53 semicolons in total or 9.93 per thousand words 14 colons in total or 2.62 per thousand words 721 apostrophes in total or 135.04 per thousand words 43 quotes in total or 8.05 per thousand words 452 commas in total or 84.66 per thousand words 6 exclamation marks in total or 1.12 per thousand words 28 question marks in total or 5.24 per thousand words 190 full stops in total or 35.59 per thousand words Burgess, Wilson; : ' " , ! ? . Sorry, your browser does not support inline SVG.

List of articles

Dae Ye See: Ulster-Scots Poems
Scots Language Centre (2007-12-06) in Ulster (L'Derry) categorised as poetry (5,339 words)

Heatmap of punctuation

Burgess, Wilson

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