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English text corpus for download

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Why did England not maintain French as a spoken language?

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Do any languages form plural pronouns by adding a suffix to the singular form?

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What parts of speech do professional jargons tend to mint?

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Correct syllabification in (American) English

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Does sample text exist that includes most English sounds represented by the International Phonetic Alphabet?

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What determines how natural a word sounds in a language?

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Has any language ever borrowed an interrogative or relative pronoun?

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What's the difference between irrealis and evidentials?

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Are there sentence boundary disambiguation algorithms which can handle punctuation errors with decent accuracy?

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"Maybe" in German (vielleicht)

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In which modern-day country's borders did Arabic start?

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What's the evidence for and against isochrony?

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Online etymology dictionary for English (more explanatory than Etymonline and OED)

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What do you call the phrase/clause after a quotation in a novel?

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Why is jargon sometimes used instead of familiar words?

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Resources comparing grammars of different languages

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Are "mother" and "father" antonyms?

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What factors affect the number of synonyms a language has?

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Can one noun phrase follow another in English?

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Which makes more more effective vocabulary practice: L1 -> L2 or L2 -> L1?

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What is the difference between assertive and non-assertive words?

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In what ways does English syntax compensate for its low number of inflectional morphemes?

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Relationship between possession ("to have") and tenses ("I have seen")

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What is X in a syllable C=consonant, V=vowel

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Why does inflection in any language sound so natural?

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Why is 't' sometimes pronounced like 'ch'?

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How can I know if a log-likelihood score is high enough?

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What parts of speech are the most, and least, susceptible to linguistic change? And why?

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What are some canonical or seminal corpus linguistic studies using the Brown Corpus?