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Journal Title: English Today
Volume/Issue:   24 / 1
Date: 2008
Table of Contents: Assessing the Nigerianness of SMS text-messages in English
by InnocentEberechiChiluwa
pp 51-56

English circling the globe
by RajendMesthrie
pp 28-32

Still a gender-biased language?
by JennyCheshire
pp 7-10

Japan and English as an alien language
by JohnDougill
pp 18-22

Two thousand million?
by DavidCrystal
pp 3-6

Tennis terms
by AlexanderTulloch
pp 63-64

Words, war and terror
by GeoffreyHughes
pp 13-17

Thinking in space: the lexis of thinking from a cognitive perspective
by SolveighWherrityGranath, MichaelWherrity
pp 41-48

Tiger Woods as a linguistic role model?
by BrianPoole
pp 59-61

Bequia sweet/ Bequia is sweet: syntactic variation in a lesser-known variety of Caribbean English
by MiriamMeyerhoff
pp 33-40

The corpus revolution revisited
by MichaelRundell
pp 23-27

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
 
LL Issue: 19.788