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Check your grammar checker

During her plenary lecture at the 17th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics in Zürich, Anne Curzan reminded us of the enormous influence of the grammar checker in Microsoft Word. My first thought at hearing the checker mentioned is that it … Continue reading

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A little while ago we received an e-mail from the Collins Language Team with the request to review the beta version of their new free online dictionary. Although this is clearly part of a strategy of buzz marketing, I am … Continue reading

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Grammar advice on the go

I just found out this week that linguists at University College London have developed an app called interactive Grammar of English (iGE). The app is based on the British Component of the International Corpus of English (ICE-GB) developed by the … Continue reading

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