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Tue Feb 28 2012

FYI: Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rockies

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Message 1: Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rockies
Date: 27-Feb-2012
From: Lamont Antieau <lamontantieau.org>
Subject: Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rockies
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The Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rockies is now available as a freely
downloadable collection of machine-readable texts at:

www.illocutioninc.com.

The collection comprises 70 Atlas interviews conducted in Colorado,
Utah, and Wyoming from 1988 to 2004, with interviews covering
aspects of family and community history, local flora and fauna, ranching
and farming, household items, etc. Transcribed in standard
orthography, the entire collection comprises nearly 1.7 million words
that can be used to analyze middle Rocky Mountain English in terms of
its lexical, morphological, syntactic and discourse properties.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

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