LINGUIST List 14.2250

Mon Aug 25 2003

Sum: Etymology of Recently Coined Computer Jargon

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <karenlinguistlist.org>


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  1. Bridget Richardson, Answers to queries about etymology:computer terms

Message 1: Answers to queries about etymology:computer terms

Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 13:09:58 +0000
From: Bridget Richardson <0259101student.ul.ie>
Subject: Answers to queries about etymology:computer terms

Recent replies about my query (Linguist 14.2204)about how to access
the etymology of recently coined computer terms and where to find
citations offered:

-checking LexisNexis database for citations; www.jargon.com, a
computer jargon web page; 

-International Corpus of English
(http://www.ucl.ac.uk:80/english-usage/ice/index.htm);

-Oxford Dictionary of Recent Neologisms & Oxford Dictionary of
Computer Terms; Fauconnier, Gilles & Mark Turner: The Way We Think
(NY: Basic Books, 2002), pp22-24 & 340-342. 

Thank you to everyone who answered my query!
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