Bernard Al, born in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, in 1945. Ph.D. from Utrecht University. Professor of French Linguistics at the VU University of Amsterdam († 2015).
Fellow (1 September 1980 – 31 July 1981)
My research plan contained four topics:
the diachronic variation of some morphological processes in modern French;
synchronic lexical and morphological variation as determined by factors such as: age, sex and social class;
French lexicography; and
the statistical analysis of textual data.