LINGUIST List 13.3221

Fri Dec 6 2002

Media: NYT: Spanish Nominal Pronouns

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Message 1: Media: NYT: Spanish nominal pronouns

Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:03:22 +0800
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: Media: NYT: Spanish nominal pronouns


 There is an article in the December 5, 2002 online edition of the New
York Times on the use of nominal pronouns in the various varieties of
Spanish spoken in New York City, entitled "In Simple Pronouns, Clues to
Shifting Latino Identity", by Janny Scott. A sample paragraph:

 "It's interesting to compare Puerto Ricans, Dominicans and Cubans with
the Mexicans, who use few pronouns," he said. "And communities are different
in their exposure to English. The Mexican community in New York is new; the
Puerto Rican community is well settled."

 The URL:

 http://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/05/nyregion/05LANG.html?tntemail0


 Karen Steffen Chung
 karchungntu.edu.tw
 http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung

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