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LINGUIST List 21.4632

Thu Nov 18 2010

TOC: English Today 26/4 (2010)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

        1.     Joyce Reid , English Today Vol. 26 No. 4 (2010)

Message 1: English Today Vol. 26 No. 4 (2010)
Date: 15-Nov-2010
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: English Today Vol. 26 No. 4 (2010)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Journal Title: English Today
Volume Number: 26
Issue Number: 4
Issue Date: 2010

Main Text:

From Brazil and Turkmenistan to the mystery of English in China
Eduardo Diniz de Figueiredo

The ET column. Will Chinese take over from English as the world's most
important language?
David Graddol

To borrow or not to borrow: the use of English loanwords as slang on websites in
Brazilian Portuguese
Eduardo Diniz de Figueiredo

Unvernacular Appalachia: an empirical perspective on West Virginia dialect variation
Kirk Hazen, Paige Butcher, Ashley King

Old whine online: prescriptive grammar blogs on the Internet
Deborah Schaffer

Teaching English in Turkmenistan
Valerie Sartor

Variation in V+the+N idioms
Massrura Mostafa

Lexical traps in Hong Kong English
Julie Groves, Hei Tao Chan

Dying and killing: euphemisms in current English
Gerry Abbott

China's English mystery – the views of a China ‘foreign expert’
Martin Wolff

Defending Strunk and White
Michael Bulley

From Anzac to zack: a lexicographer looks at Australian English
James Lambert

ENG volume 26 issue 4 Cover and Front matter

ENG volume 26 issue 4 Back Cover

Linguistic Field(s): English
                            General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            English (eng)
                            Portuguese (por)

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