How to analyse text in any combination of 8 major languages into parts of speech, and make word frequency counts, all for free.
Want to analyse Trump’s speeches? Can I suggest a concordancer, such as one of those detailed here?
Zipf’s law seems very deeply embedded in language, and pervades many utterly non-linguistic data. We still do not understand why.
Who could resist the urge to pick this exquisite little book up and browse through its painted pages?
The moral is to see a doctor when you have pain in the gut, not to consult a linguist.
Semantic primes represent “the complete inventory of simple universal concepts that are embedded in the lexicons of all (or most) human languages.” Do they suffice?
The relationship between language and thought has exercised many great minds. Is Goddard and Wierzbicka’s attempt any advance?
To the devout speaker of British English, the word diaper might seem anathema. To see the BBC, still […]