A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Hardie, George


Total words by this author in corpus - 613
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 370
Ratio of total words to unique words - 1.657

Lexicon overlap between author and dialects

This is how much the author's top 200 most frequently used words overlaps with each major dialects top 200 words
An overlap of more than 50% is a pretty good match. Because of the nature of the top 200 words, almost no-one has an overlap of more than 70%, they'd have to be writing about a really broad range of things, like body parts, working, playing, thinking, governance, and so on.
On average Scots writers overlap with English by about 27%, so this is perhaps an indication on where on the Scots - Scottish English spectrum a writer's lexicon lies.

Central overlap: 33.0%
Central Hardie, George

Doric overlap: 28.0%
Doric Hardie, George

Ulster overlap: 25.0%
Ulster Hardie, George

Shetland overlap: 24.0%
Shetland Hardie, George

Orkney overlap: 25.5%
Orkney Hardie, George

Southern overlap: 27.5%
Southern Hardie, George

English overlap: 15.5%
English Hardie, George