From Morten Christiansen on July 31st, 2021
As further discussed in Chapter 2 of The Language Game (by M.H. Christiansen and N. Chater), this file contains a 12-second excerpt from a face-to-face conversation taking place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, between siblings Lisa and Kevin, and Lisa’s friend Marie. The discussion centers around a recent visit Marie made to the emergency room with her sick baby. This dialogue is excerpted from the SBC036 Judgmental on People sample of J.W. Du Bois and R. Englebretson (2004). Santa Barbara corpus of spoken American English, Part 3. Philadelphia: Linguistic Data Consortium. ISBN 1-58563-308-9. The full transcript can be viewed read here: https://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/sites/secure.lsit.ucsb.edu.ling.d7/files/sitefiles/research/SBC/SBC036.trn (the excerpt starts at 18.121 and finishes at 29.913).