Frequency effects and lexical access: On the interpretation of null pseudohomophone base-word
- Commonly used words. // Scholastic Scope (Teacher's Edition);11/15/99, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p8
Provides an examination on words that look or sound similar but have different meanings.
- Homophones. // Scholastic News -- Edition 4 (Teacher's Edition);4/22/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 25, p3
Presents an activity on homophones, two or more words that have the same pronunciation but different spellings and different meanings.
- Wee witch was 'very precautious'; We have no problem with that. Wood, Alden // Communication World;Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p36
Relates anecdotes on the use of words in the United States. Homophones; Use of neologisms; Contents of the book 'The Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage' from Simon and Schuster.
- Word Sense Disambiguation and WordNet Technology. Banerjee, S.; Mullick, B. P. // Literary & Linguistic Computing;Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p1
This paper discusses the problem of word sense disambiguation in Bangla and its resolution being WordNet like structures. We made AsiaNet, an Machine Readable Dictionary (MRD) and Abhidhan, a thesaurus in Bengali for this purpose and revised the homograph definition. In this work, we aimed for a...
- When language loses its meaning. London, Herbert // Academic Questions;Summer91, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p10
Comments on how literary radicals assume the privilege of determining when words have literal meaning and when they do not. University professor Stanley Fish's criticism of the National Association of Scholars; Standard of usage established by political correctness; Absurdity of precise meaning.
- New evidence for phonological processing during visual... Bentin, Shlomo; Ibrahim, Raphiq // Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition;Mar1996, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p309
Focuses on a study that deals with phonological processing in visual word recognition using Arabic and Palestine dialect that has no written form. Details; Participants; Stimuli and materials; Procedure; Experiments; Methods; Results; General discussion.
- The All-Around Noun. Welch, Jack // Louisville Magazine;Aug99, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p64
Presents a history of the word `thing' and its many meanings.
- Some things just happen. Jenkins, Evan // Columbia Journalism Review;May/Jun97, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on the word fortuitous. Meaning of fortuitous; Examples on the usage of the word.
- WORD WATCH. Soukhanov, Anne H. // Atlantic (02769077);Oct90, Vol. 266 Issue 4, p140
Presents words that are being tracked by the editors of The American Heritage Dictionary in the United States. Floral bondage; HIV roulette; Imeldific.