[bnc] British National Corpus
About the BNC The British National Corpus (BNC) is a 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources, designed to represent a wide cross-section of current British English, both spoken and written. [more] Simple Search from the British Library Type a word or phrase in the search box and press the Go button to see up to 50 random hits from the corpus. You can search for a single word or a phrase, restrict searches by part of speech, search in parts of the corpus only, and much more.
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