On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Lee <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Has anyone ever tried to compute the percentage of words that are homophones in various languages?
> No idea whether it is even a remotely useful metric. But who knows, maybe an interesting correlation with another metric would be revealed.
I'd be interested in this as well.
It might also do well alongside a survey of poetic rhyme standards -
which seem to have varied considerably over time and culture.