Terminology question

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Feb 20 13:01:11 UTC 2006

"Theft" may be apt.


At 2/20/2006 01:57 AM, you wrote:
>---------------------- Information from the mail header
>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       "Douglas G. Wilson" <douglas at NB.NET>
>Subject:      Terminology question
>A professor of English overseas asks the following:
>"I am creating my own database, consisting of recent English-language
>novels and movie scripts. It contains nine million words. When I refer to
>it in my publication (in English), what should I call it?"
>Of course I have some quaint sophomoric notions of my own but perhaps some
>of the academicians can put forth a more apt term than I can.
>Any suggestions?
>-- Doug Wilson
>No virus found in this outgoing message.
>Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.15.11/264 - Release Date: 2/17/2006
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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

More information about the Ads-l mailing list