Web: http://arxiv.org/abs/2205.02728

May 6, 2022, 1:11 a.m. | Martha Gavidia, Patrick Lee, Anna Feldman, Jing Peng

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Euphemisms have not received much attention in natural language processing,
despite being an important element of polite and figurative language.
Euphemisms prove to be a difficult topic, not only because they are subject to
language change, but also because humans may not agree on what is a euphemism
and what is not. Nevertheless, the first step to tackling the issue is to
collect and analyze examples of euphemisms. We present a corpus of potentially
euphemistic terms (PETs) along with example …

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