Wait a minute! What kind of discourse strategy is this?

Christopher Potts

Work involving the Wait a minute test for presuppositions would benefit from a larger empirical basis. This is an attempt to help provide one: a lightly annotated collection of 439 examples, drawn from 77 million words of CNN television transcripts.

Javascript interface, full data set in XML, and notes on the motivation, data, and tags (plus a call for more investigation)

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