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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:   Intonation Break
Author:   Eung-Cheon Hah
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   Dear linguists,

I'm wondering if the following sentences, particularly the parts in
upper case, have any difference in intonation break. I would
appreciate it if you could send me your opinions a When I get enough responses, I will post a

(1) a. It's NICE AND WARM weather.
b. The weather is NICE AND WARM.
(2) a. There is a RED AND WHITE sheet in the other room.
b. The sheet is RED AND WHITE.

Thanks in advance,
Eung-Cheon Hah

Subject-Language: English; Code: ENG

LL Issue: 14.3103
Date posted: 13-Nov-2003


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