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Francis, Nelson

  1. Charles F. Meyer

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0438

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Meyer, C. F. 2012. Francis, Nelson. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Winthrop Nelson Francis (also known as Nelson Francis) was a renowned historian of the English language, dialectologist, and corpus linguist.


  • 21st century;
  • corpus;
  • grammar