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When the Akkadian language and writing system were used outside of Mesopotamia, as was the case at Late Bronze Age Ras Shamra-Ugarit (c. 1200 BCE), we may observe some "irregularities." Using the Online Cultural and Historical Research Environment (OCHRE), I plan to demonstrate how the Akkadian epistolary texts from Ras Shamra constitute an ideal corpus for examining the orthographic “irregularities” of Akkadian from Ras Shamra. I will also present other cuneiform corpus projects (both current and forthcoming) that will benefit greatly from OCHRE’s infrastructure. This talk will not cover the numerical findings of these corpus-based studies, but will instead demonstrate the significant implications OCHRE will have for future linguistic analyses of ancient Near Eastern languages.