LINGUIST List 15.860

Fri Mar 12 2004

Qs: Corpus Software; Expletive Infixation

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  1. Jim Meyer, request for software recommendation
  2. Mircea Sauciuc, Expletive Infixation

Message 1: request for software recommendation

Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 12:47:44 -0500 (EST)
From: Jim Meyer <>
Subject: request for software recommendation

I'd like recommendations for software (preferably inexpensive) for a
research project looking at fifth grade student writing. Most of the
analysis will be quite basic: number of total words/types/tokens, word
lists, and so on. Recommendations that include information on
additional features would be helpful, too.

Subject-Language: English; Code: ENG 
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Message 2: Expletive Infixation

Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 19:46:40 -0500 (EST)
From: Mircea Sauciuc <>
Subject: Expletive Infixation

Hi. My question is regarding infixation and adequate articles written
on the topic. I'm an undergraduate student writing a paper on
Expletive Infixation and would like a lead to some papers. I've so
far discovered one, American Speech, McMillan, 1980. Today, I even
copied from Language, Prosodic Structure and Expletive Infixation,
McCarthy, 1982. However, I want to know if there are any more papers
written on the topic. Any help would be great. Thanks a lot.

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