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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."


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Title: Review of E. Shay & U. Seibert (eds.) (2003) Motion, Direction and Location in Languages: In honor of Zygmunt Frajzyngier
Author: Steve Nicolle
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Institution: Canada Institute of Linguistics
Linguistic Field: Semantics; Typology
Abstract: This volume contains a lot of data that may be of use to typologists, as well as interesting analyses of a broadly functional and cognitive nature. The linguistic expression of motion, direction and location offers a wealth of material for typological analysis, and this volume is a welcome contribution to the field.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Linguistic Typology 9: 147-150.


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