LINGUIST List 15.3370

Thu Dec 02 2004

Qs: Survey on VPE Interpretation; Word Association

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        1.    Hardt Daniel, Survey on VPE Interpretation
        2.    Alexandra Vinton, Word Association

Message 1: Survey on VPE Interpretation

Date: 01-Dec-2004
From: Hardt Daniel <>
Subject: Survey on VPE Interpretation

I am performing a survey on judgements concerning elliptical
 sentences in English.  I would be very grateful if you would take the
 survey, which consists of rating some thirty examples.  
 To do the survey, you need to give a bit of information about
 yourself, including email address, by clicking on this link:
 (Click on ''new user'' unless you are already registered with Linguist-GRID.
 You should have native or near-native competency in English to take
 the test; also, please give information about the dialect of English,
 eg. American, British, etc.)
 You should be able to click on the link below to do the survey:
 I'm using Linguist-GRID ( to do this survey.
 Linguist-GRID is a tool developed by Matthias Kromann at our
 department.  It is a freely available tool for doing linguistic
 surveys.  Please let me know if you are interested in using the tool
 All personal information you enter is kept strictly confidential.  The
 results of the survey will be posted on my web page.
 Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Message 2: Word Association

Date: 02-Dec-2004
From: Alexandra Vinton <>
Subject: Word Association

I am doing a study on word association.

I am looking more at whether we access different words dependent on whether
we have come into contact with these words in the day or not.

My study will consist of a list of words associated with university life
and half will be done on students and half on non students to see if their
results differ.

Does anyone know of any research done in this field? 

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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