#CORPUSMOOC : Week 2 Notes from @drbexl

The second week of the MOOC 'Corpus Linguistics' via Lancaster University: Exercise: I want you to think of two words - ‘diamond’ and ‘cause’. Without consulting anybody else, or looking at any reference resources, write two short definitions for these words. Take no more than two minutes to complete this task. A diamond is a compressed mineral whose rarity ensures that it has high value. It has gained meaning in recent centuries as a valuable…