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In this paper we make the case for corpus-based metonymy analysis and show that many interesting linguistic and statistical questions can only be answered by working with real texts. To facilitate such studies, we present a method for annotating metonymies in domain and genre-independent text. We advocate an annotation scheme that builds on regularities in metonymic usage, that takes underspecification in metonymic reference into account and that is organised hierarchically. We combine previousdoi:10.1207/s15327868ms1803_04 fatcat:bk2fjk36y5akva4arquiv7zl2u