[Corpora-List] Google searches as linguistic evidence

Diana Maynard d.maynard at dcs.shef.ac.uk
Thu Dec 7 14:02:03 CET 2006


Indeed. I looked through some of them and there were some like that, but
many genuine ones too
Diana

Fanny Meunier wrote:

> Hi there,

>

> Your question puzzled me and I googled "a worshop" (7840000 hits) vs

> "an workshop" (21500 hits).

>

> It struck me that they were quite a lot of German refs such as

> Sie bitte *an workshop*@... (= sthg like: please see workshop at ...)

> schicken Sie bitte eine Email *an workshop* (= sthg like: please send

> an e-mail to workshop at ...)

> direkt per E-Mail *an workshop*@... (= directly via e-mail to

> workshop at ...)

>

> Food for thought...

>

> All the best,

> Fanny

>

>

>






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