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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


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Query Subject:   American English vocabulary in British English
Author:   Eve Townend
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Lexicography

Query:   I am looking for a source of information that would provide me with a list of American vocabulary that has been borrowed into the British English lexicon. A list that gives dates for when the words first became present in British English would be particularly useful.
LL Issue: 15.2895
Date posted: 13-Oct-2004



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