LINGUIST List 7.1801

Thu Dec 19 1996

Qs: Child lg data, English texts on Spanish

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  1. Dick Hudson, Child language data
  2. snjst1!wmbeanj, English texts on Spanish

Message 1: Child language data

Date: Thu, 19 Dec 1996 22:02:34 +0000
From: Dick Hudson <>
Subject: Child language data

I think I read somewhere that English-learning children sometimes
treat BETTER as an auxiliary, giving examples like "We better go now,
bettern't we?" Can anyone confirm (or refute) this memory?

Richard (=Dick) Hudson
Department of Phonetics and Linguistics,
University College London,
Gower Street,
London WC1E 6BT
work phone: +171 419 3152; work fax: +171 383 4108
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Message 2: English texts on Spanish

Date: Thu, 5 Dec 96 06:58:44 PST
From: snjst1!wmbeanj <snjst1!wmbeanjPacBell.COM>
Subject: English texts on Spanish

Dear Linguists,
 A fellow Student is looking for a couple of recent books in
English on Syntax, Phonology, and Morphology of the Spanish Language.
If you know of a particularly good book written in the last five
years, I would appreciate the recommendation. Thanks for the help,
responses can be sent to the following email address:

yours, WITH.M. Bean
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