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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:   Naming Practices and Titles
Author:   Julie Auger
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Sociolinguistics

Query:   Dear Colleagues,In my 'Language and Gender' course, I am planning to discuss recenttrends in naming practices for women who get married and the use of 'Ms','Mrs', and 'miss', and I'd like to compare the situation inEnglish-speaking countries with what happens in other countries to showthat different models exist (e.g., in Spanish-speaking countries, inIceland, in Qu?bec). I'd be very grateful if you could point me toreferences that describe practices in various communities or tell me whatthe practice is in communities that you are familiar with, whether thingshave been changing, etc.I'll gladly share a summary of the responses I receive with anyone who isinterested.Sincerely,Julie Auger
LL Issue: 16.78
Date posted: 13-Jan-2005


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