> are much better than the Kucera & Francis norms and certainly for short words, than
> ** any other norm currently available. **
? ? ?
Are they based on a balanced corpus, or just subtitles from TV shows?
For frequency information from a large, balanced corpus (spoken, fiction, popular magazines, newspaper, academic), might try:
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