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Table 1 Frequency of collocations for BREXIT in the Brexit corpus

From: The early semantics of the neologism BREXIT: a lexicogrammatical approach

  Frequency T-score MI logDice
So-called 132 11.462 8.741 10.676
Exit 177 13.155 6.481 10.587
' 343 18.111 5.501 10.542
British 186 13.308 5.369 10.122
Would 310 17.007 4.877 10.055
" 669 24.794 4.594 10.020
a 970 29.721 4.451 9.941
Or 143 11.549 4.871 9.675
Prize 60 7.732 9.095 9.614
From 190 13.103 4.338 9.472
Referendum 115 10.325 4.750 9.469
- 193 13.195 4.316 9.462
Could 111 10.127 4.688 9.412
Risk 65 7.935 5.987 9.412
Possible 60 7.647 6.285 9.378
Potential 56 7.396 6.417 9.317