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The '''Oxford English Corpus''' is a list of two billion [[word]]s taken from written examples of [[English]] from around the world.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/oec02/?view=uk "Facts about the language" Oxford Dictionaries]</ref>  It is used in some [[Oxford University Press]] publications.
 
The '''Oxford English Corpus''' is a list of two billion [[word]]s taken from written examples of [[English]] from around the world.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/oec02/?view=uk "Facts about the language" Oxford Dictionaries]</ref>  It is used in some [[Oxford University Press]] publications.
  
The [[corpus]] is based mainly on material collected from pages on the [[internet | World Wide Web]], and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals.
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The [[corpus]] is based mainly on material collected from pages on the [[internet | World Wide Web]], and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals, literary novels, everyday newspapers, magazines and from Hansard to the language of chatrooms, emails, and weblogs.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/?view=uk Oxford English Corpus main page]</ref>
 
 
The words are taken from literary novels and specialist journals to everyday newspapers and magazines and from Hansard to the language of chatrooms, emails, and weblogs.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/?view=uk Oxford English Corpus main page]</ref>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 17:30, 30 September 2012

The Oxford English Corpus is a list of two billion words taken from written examples of English from around the world.[1] It is used in some Oxford University Press publications.

The corpus is based mainly on material collected from pages on the World Wide Web, and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals, literary novels, everyday newspapers, magazines and from Hansard to the language of chatrooms, emails, and weblogs.[2]

References

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