[Corpora-List] Corpus of threats?

Rob Malouf rmalouf at mail.sdsu.edu
Fri Nov 2 14:14:22 CET 2012

The FBI has collected a corpus like that:


I doubt they'd share it with you, though!

Interestingly, the guy who was responsible for building the corpus, James Fitzgerald, is now a consultant for Criminal Minds:


and apparently they're planning on adding a linguist character to the show.

-- Rob Malouf <rmalouf at mail.sdsu.edu> Department of Linguistics and Asian / Middle Eastern Languages San Diego State University

On Nov 1, 2012, at 9:59 AM, Tyler Schnoebelen <tylerschnoebelen at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I was looking over the records of searches that led to my corpus blog (http://corplinguistics.wordpress.com) and came across:
> “death threat corpus linguistics”
> This actually is a pretty interesting idea for a corpus. Does anyone know about such a corpus or something similar that would help researchers investigate the language of threatening/intimidation?
> Vaguely law/criminal-related corpora suggestions are also welcomed. As would “flame war” corpora.
> Thanks!
> Tyler
> Tyler Schnoebelen
> http://www.stanford.edu/~tylers
> http://corplinguistics.wordpress.com
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