Old Bailey records and linguistic analysis

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jun 18 21:32:44 UTC 2014

The following article reports on linguistic analysis of the London
Old Bailey criminal court records -- 121 million words, 187,000
trials over 239 years.  One conclusion (so far) is that the British
justice system is now kinder and gentler.
http://tinyurl.com/lolkvp4 OR

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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