Mark Davies


Corpus of Contemporary American English linear text data format.

Zip folder contains 34 .txt files of linguistic data from web page sources.

This format provides a textID for each text, and then the entire text on the same line. In this format, words are not annotated for part of speech or lemma. In addition, contracted words like can't are separated into two parts (ca n't) and punctuation is separated from words (eye level . As her).

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June 2024

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