Month: July 2010

Some online publications

Posted on 29 July 2010 by Lise

I dug out a few old articles and added them to my website. If you can read French, the paper I did on Napoléon’s letters to Joséphine is fun. It deals with variation in person reference, specifically variation in vous-forms: ‘Napoléon dans ses lettres à Joséphine: quand il la traite de vous‘.
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VocabGrabber

Posted on 27 July 2010 by Lise

I follow VisualThesaurus on Twitter and just saw a tweet about their new tool – VocabGrabber. It looks very good! “VocabGrabber analyzes any text you’re interested in, generating lists of the most useful vocabulary words and showing you how those words are used in context. Just copy text from a document and paste it into
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Cognitive Linguistics

Posted on 9 July 2010 by Lise

3rd UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference Just came back from the UK cognitive linguistics conference. It was my first cognitive linguistics conference. There were many parallel sessions so unfortunately it was impossible to attend everything that looked interesting but what I did attend was very good. Michelle and I had a relatively small turn out for
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