LINGUIST List 16.1021
Mon Apr 04 2005
Qs: Neurology of Bilingualism;Origin of the Word Loo
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Neurology of Bilingualism
Origination of the Word Loo
Message 1: Neurology of Bilingualism
From: Andre Sherriah <andrechesherriahyahoo.com>
Subject: Neurology of Bilingualism
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I am Post graduate student a the University of the West Indies; who is
currently doing my graduate work in the area of neurology of bilingualism.
I am looking at situations in which the languages of the bilingual speakers
are lexically related, whereby one the the historical and still to date,
superstrate lexifier of the other. This is a Creole/ English situation.
I would be much obliged if anyone reading this could point me in the right
direction with regards to relevant literature in the area; methodologies
employed by persons who may have or are doing similar work, and so forth.
Thank You in advance
Subject Language(s): English (ENG)
Message 2: Origination of the Word Loo
From: David Faulkner <dfaulkner8cox.net>
Subject: Origination of the Word Loo
I have heard many slang words for the bathroom or toilet. It seems that
Europeans favor the word loo.
Can anyone please tell me the origination of this word?
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