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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Term "Functional Load"
Author:   David R. Bogdan
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  General Linguistics

Query:   Dear Linguists,

I'm interested in the origins and use of the term ''functional load''. Any
information and/or pointers to sources would be appreciated.

Thank you,


Sabbatical Address (4/1/1999 - 3/31/2000)
David R. Bogdan $B!!(B
Faculty of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University
Aoba-ku, Kawauchi, Sendai 980-8576 JAPAN
Voice: 81-22$B!](B217$B!](B5995 Fax: 81-22-217-5994
LL Issue: 10.1740
Date posted: 16-Nov-1999


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