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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Query Details

Query Subject:   English word frequency
Author:   Jean Wang
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s):  English

Query:   Hi all,

I am looking for recent studies on English word frequency,
computational analysis that is similar to Kucera & Francis
(1967). Studies based on spoken texts are expecially welcome.
Could anyone help with the most up-to-date information?


Jean Wang
Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, Canada
V5A 1S6
LL Issue: 11.13
Date posted: 11-Jan-2000


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