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Journal Title: English Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   12 / 2
Date: 2008
Table of Contents: Recent Developments in English Intensifiers: The case of 'very much'
by VictorinaGonzález-Díaz
pp 221-243

On the History of 'downright'
by BelénMéndez-Naya
pp 267-287

Social Variation in Intensifier Use: Constraint on -ly adverbialization in the past?
by TerttuNevalainen
pp 289-315

Configurations, Construals and Change: Expressions of DEGREE
by CaritaParadis
pp 317-343

From 'Quickly' to 'Fairly': On the history of 'rather'
by MattiRissanen
pp 345-359

So Different and Pretty Cool! Recycling intensifiers in Toronto, Canada
by SaliATagliamonte
pp 361-394

Booster Prefixes in Old English – An alternative view of the roots of ME forsooth
by UrsulaLenker
pp 245-265

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Syntax
 
LL Issue: 19.2140