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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

This book "draws on extensive empirical data, including from lesser known varieties" and "puts forward a new account of a well-known diachronic phenomenon."


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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


Academic Paper


Title: Review of C. Myers-Scotton (2002) Contact Linguistics: Bilingual encounters and grammatical outcomes
Paper URL: http://www.sil.org:8090/silebr/2006/silebr2006-006
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Author: Alison Nicolle
Institution: SIL International, Africa region
Linguistic Field: Linguistic Theories
Abstract: Despite a number of minor problems which we point out, this is an ambitious, readable, and thought-provoking book.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: SIL Electronic Book Reviews
URL: http://www.sil.org:8090/silebr/2006/silebr2006-006


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