Amy and Matt are bored. They don’t want to study for their exams – they want to have a good time. So they drive to the marina at West Palm Beach, and Matt jumps onto one of the boats. ‘We can go anywhere!’ he jokes. But when the owners of the boat come back and […]
It explores issues in corpus design and explains how corpora are compiled. There is a wide-ranging overview of corpus-based lexical and grammatical studies of varieties of English and of techniques used in Corpus Linguistics, including the use of automatic tagging and parsing, and software for corpus analysis.
This book examines the evidence for the development of adnominal genitives (the knight’s sword, the nun’s priest’s tale, etc.) in English. During the Middle English period the genitive inflection -es developed into the more clitic-like ‘s, but how, when, why, and over how long a time are unclear, and have been subject to considerable research […]