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THORNDIKE (Thorndike-Lorge Magazine Count) Notes provided by Roger Mitton, Dept of Computer Science, Birkbeck College, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX November 1984 THORNDIKE contains over 19,000 entries from 'The Teacher's Word Book of 30,000 Words' by Edward L. Thorndike and Irving Lorge, Bureau of Publications, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, 1944. Each line of the file contains one entry of 27 characters. The frequency per 4.5 million words (approx) is in columns 1-6, followed by the entry itself, beginning in column 8. The words are those in the principal list (Part 1 of the book) entitled 'List of words occurring at least once per 1,000,000 words'. The numbers give the frequency of occurrence in the Lorge Magazine Count (the L column in the book). (Where the value is given in the book as 'M', indicating a frequency of over 1000 per million, the actual value has been taken from Part 4 . . .
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<uCHAPTER 1 BRITAIN IN 1914>u A. <uTHE BRITISH ECONOMY>u (1) <uThe Ending of Dominance>u In the first half of the nineteenth century Britain could reasonably claim to be the workshop of the world. In 1830, for instance, she produced over three-quarters of Europe's mined coal, half of Europe's cotton and iron, and most of Europe's steam engines. But such a situation could not be expected to last. The industrial revolution in Britain, which gave her such predominance, was followed by similar economic developments in France, Germany, Russia and the United States. In 1914 Britain still held more than half the world's trade in cotton goods; British shipbuilders were still producing over half the world's new tonnage; and Britain still had the largest share (31%) of world trade in manufactures (P. Thompson, <uThe Edwardians>u, p. 185). But though she produced 287 million tons of coal in 1913, more than she would ever do again, . . .