Resource: Offensive Word Filter 2

Reference Offensive Word Filter 2
Date of Submission Jan. 24, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
Status accepted
ISLRN 359-137-869-557-3
Resource Type Lexicon
Media Type Text
Language English
Format/MIME Type MS Excel
Size 237 kb

Oxford University Press has developed two lists of offensive words and expressions, specifically developed for filter applications in the contexts of web pages and email. Each list features a grading system describing vocabulary type and offensive strength for each term, plus collocational information to help identify the terms in context.

Coverage: over 2000 words and expressions; 13-category classification system; US and UK usage covered
Features: graded by category/subcategory (eg abusive/sexist etc); rated by strength (extreme/moderate/mild); collocational information included; regional usage/source labelling; glosses for obscure senses
Format: Excel spreadsheet
File Size: 237 kB

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