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Query:   -ee Suffix in English
Author:  Anja Wanner
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Text/Corpus Linguistics

Summary:   FOR QUERY: LINGUIST 11.1240

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL WHO RESPONDED TO MY REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON
CORPUS-BASED WORK ON THE ENGLISH AFFIX -EE
( HTTP://LINGUISTLIST.ORG/ISSUES/11/11-1240.HTMLL ), EITHER POINTING OUT
ARTICLES OR SHARING EXAMPLES, LIKE THIS ONE FROM KEN BEESLEY: 'A COUPLE OF
YEARS AGO, I WAS DRIVING IN UTAH, USA AND SAW A (UTAH) LICENSE PLATE ON A
CAMPER-TRAILER THAT SAID

LL Issue: 11.1355
Date Posted: 19-Jun-2000
Original Query: Read original query