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LINGUIST List 25.2678

Mon Jun 23 2014

Qs: Linguistics of Social Networking

Editor for this issue: Alex Isotalo <alxlinguistlist.org>

Date: 20-Jun-2014
From: Anna Nowak <aventiagmail.com>
Subject: Linguistics of Social Networking
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I've been working on my master thesis in English linguistics. I will analyze the communication by E-mails, SMS, Facebook and software such as What's app.

I've prepared a short survey, which you are kindly asked to answer. At the end there is a field with a text to submit, it will be some SMS/E-mail/whatever from you in English, to whoever, eg. it can be something like that:

Cant w8 2 cu soon! Miss ya xx
or:
I am utterly miserable until I should be seeing you this wonderful evening.

My aim is to focus on different linguistic structures used in such communication, so you (both native and non-native speakers) could give me a hand! Thank you!!


Link to the survey:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1HATzDJqGhJvO_DpkgDcdJ6ix04K5LYikkrLaiWCHeW0/viewform


Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Computational Linguistics
                            Pragmatics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

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