A Corpus of 21st Century Scots Texts

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Underhill, James William

Total words by this author in corpus - 61
Total unique words used by this author in corpus - 46
Ratio of total words to unique words - 1.326

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: 7.5%
Central Underhill, James William

Doric overlap: 8.0%
Doric Underhill, James William

Ulster overlap: 7.0%
Ulster Underhill, James William

Shetland overlap: 5.0%
Shetland Underhill, James William

Orkney overlap: 8.0%
Orkney Underhill, James William

Southern overlap: 7.5%
Southern Underhill, James William

English overlap: 3.5%
English Underhill, James William