LINGUIST List 14.2204

Wed Aug 20 2003

Qs: Italian Word Frequency; Words From Internet

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  1. Library Patron at CID, Italian word frequency list
  2. Bridget Richardson, New words from the Internet

Message 1: Italian word frequency list

Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 15:18:34 -0700
From: Library Patron at CID <>
Subject: Italian word frequency list

Hello, --- am looking for a source of written or spoken Italian word =
frequency list(s); any reference would be useful. Thanking you in =
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Message 2: New words from the Internet

Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2003 08:04:56 +0000
From: Bridget Richardson <>
Subject: New words from the Internet

I an writing a dissertation for my MA on new words of the Internet,
such as netiquette, broadband,firewall, and so on. As these terms are
quite new, many are not included in the OED, and I am trying to
ascertain either the etymology of these terms or the year in which
they were coined, with illustrative example sentences. I have
consulted Wired magazine for citations. Where should I look for
authority on year of coining/etymology and other references for
suitable illustrative sentences?
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