LINGUIST List 15.993

Wed Mar 24 2004

Qs: Italian Isogloss; Eng Globalization/German

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  1. sara vecchiato, Italian isogloss (essere/stare)
  2. Catherine Hewett, Recent changes in the German language

Message 1: Italian isogloss (essere/stare)

Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 16:03:56 +0100 (CET)
From: sara vecchiato <>
Subject: Italian isogloss (essere/stare)

Hello everybody
I am looking for any source concerning the isogloss essere/stare in
Italian (Max e'/sta serio).
I have already found some normative remark of the Accademia della
Crusca (Valeria della Valle e Giuseppe Patota, Il Salvaitaliano,
Milano, Sperling & Kupfer Editori, 2000
but I would need something about the concrete linguistic boundary.
Thanks in advance
Sara Vecchiato
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Message 2: Recent changes in the German language

Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2004 10:22:09 -0500 (EST)
From: Catherine Hewett <>
Subject: Recent changes in the German language

I am currently writing a disseration on the globalisation of the
English language with particular reference to the effects on
Germany. I am therefore looking for any evidence of recent change in
the German language, especially syntactical change, or any information
at all which would help me research the topic. I am also interested in
any articles written on the subject in general.

I would be very grateful for any help. 
Catherine Hewett 
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