[Corpora-List] Stubbs' analogy?

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


Hi,

Try `Stubbs telescope corpus' in Google.

Greetings,

Martin Reynaert
Postdoc
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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