French is slightly longer that English. Ratio in words varies from 1.08 to
1.16, measured on 6 different text types.
See details in:
Véronis, J. & Langlais, Ph. (2000). Evaluation of parallel text alignment
systems: the ARCADE project. In J. Véronis (Ed.), Parallel text processing:
Alignment and use of translation corpora (pp. 369-388). Dordrecht: Kluwer
[Table 1, p. 374]
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