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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."


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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Query:   O-words: colloquial/slangy words ending in <-o>
Author:  Mikael Parkvall
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Morphology
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography

Summary:   SOME TIME AGO, I POSTED A QUESTION ON COLLOQUIAL/SLANGY WORDS ENDING IN <-O>
/ON BOTH LINGUIST LIST AND NORDLINGNET. TO EXEMPLIFY, I GAVE THE ENGLISH
WORDS

LL Issue: 9.360
Date Posted: 11-Mar-1998
Original Query: Read original query