[Corpora-List] All English Text Messaging Corpus?

Patrick Juola juola at mathcs.duq.edu
Mon Apr 11 16:01:02 CEST 2011

On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 9:43 AM, Khurshid Ahmad <kahmad at scss.tcd.ie> wrote:

> Dear Laura
> I am writing to support Rich.
> The USPTO documents are in Legal English and are written by Patent
> Attorneys -these documents form a representative sample of American
> English and to a lesser extent that of other national varieties of written
> English. There is a distinction between patent claims and granted
> patents. To be authentic, I prefer the granted patents as these documents
> have been reviewed by more than one person. I think the USPTO allows you
> to make that distinction in their retrieval engine.

Shrug. I'm writing to support the argument against Rich. Patent claims have nothing to with text messaging; they're entirely different. If I asked for information about cookbooks and recipes and someone steered me to their collection of movie reviews, I wouldn't find that helpful at all. -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 1227 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20110411/14cebf89/attachment.txt>

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