Phraseologist and the Internet. An outline of relations
Twenty years after Poland was included into the global Internet network, the author describes the Internet as aparticular kind of abroad context, as well as aresearch instrument. The author assesses the Internet from the phraseologist’s point of view, treating the Cyberspace as amatrix environment of phraseological units of all varieties of language and speech types, with search engines as instruments for highlighting and versatile verification of the units’ status. While appreciating the Internet’s countless number of advantages, the author also warns against uncritical acceptance of its data for research purposes, and proposes ademand for amanual of using the Web as an open corpus.