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Investigating the diffusion of English neologisms on the Internet

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Presented at Language and Usage session
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The subject of this paper is to historical lexicography what the history of humankind is to the history of the universe – a tiny but particularly relevant and exciting recent fragment. While it is debatable whether a project which aims to investigate short-term developments reaching back no more than a few years belongs to the field of historical lexicography at all, the issue of the diffusion of neologisms has always been of major concern for lexicographers – if only when it comes to deci...

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Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany
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English
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2011-02-18

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