[Corpora-List] Stubbs' analogy?

Martin Reynaert reynaert at uvt.nl
Wed Dec 14 09:44:02 CET 2005


Try `Stubbs telescope corpus' in Google.


Martin Reynaert
Induction of Linguistic Knowledge
Tilburg University
The Netherlands

Xiaotian Guo wrote:


> Dear colleagues


> I remember Michael Stubbs once used an analogy in stressing the

> importance of the advent of corpora to linguists and the analogy

> is the creation of telescope to astronauts. But I forgot the source.

> Could anybody direct me to the reference?


> Michael, if you could see the query, you are more than welcome to

> reply youself.



> Best



> Xiaotian Guo


> PhD candidate

> The University of Birmingham

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