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Bringing the corpus back to life? Reflections on McCarthy on spoken grammar

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 11:30
 - hancockmcdonald.com/blog/archive/201410

Mike McCarthy gave the opening plenary at English UK Academic (North) conference last Saturday (Oct 4 2014), revisiting the topic of the grammar of spoken English. Spoken language, he pointed out, is in no way an imperfect, poorly realized version of the written form.