LINGUIST List 14.665

Sat Mar 8 2003

Qs: English Hedging, Relative Word Counts

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  1. w.rassam.m, English Lang Studies
  2. Dawn Montague, Relative Word Counts

Message 1: English Lang Studies

Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2003 16:41:48 +0300
From: w.rassam.m <>
Subject: English Lang Studies

Dear linguists,

I am a pH. D student specialist in English language and
linguistics.Currently I'm working on my project which is about
'linguistic hedging'. Unfortunately I am unable to get any reference
about this subject because of the regional conditions which you might
be fully aware of . Therefore I should be much grateful and really
indebted to you if you would kindly send me some references about
'HEDGING'.I am sorry to disturb you but I am badly in need to your
help. In fact I have a very limited access to the internet .

My mailing address is :


Waiting your kind answer, thank you very much in advance.

 EBA' M. Alrassam

 Ph.D student

Subject-Language: English; Code: ENG 
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Message 2: Relative Word Counts

Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2003 23:12:18 +0000
From: Dawn Montague <>
Subject: Relative Word Counts

I am looking for any information on word counts in other languages in
relation to English. For example, on the average, how many words are
there in French for 100 words in English communicating the same
meaning? I am interested in any reference materials concerning any

Dawn Montague 
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