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Name: Lynn  Diane  Sims
Institution: Austin Peay State University
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State and/or Country: TN
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: History of the English Language
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: 'Do the Verb-movement Patterns in the Peterborough Chronicle Reflect the Influence of a Northern Dialect?.' In A. Bergs and J. Skaffari (eds.), The Language of the Peterborough Chronicle. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 2007. 111-34.

Forthcoming: 'Aspectual Loss and Renewal: Onginnan, Beginnan, Start.' In Iren Hegedus and Dora Podor (eds.), Periphrasis, Replacement and Renewal: Studies in English Historical Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Courses Taught: History of the English Language
History of American English
Survey of Early Germanic Languages
How Language Works (Intro. to Linguistics)
Modern English Grammar
Language, Literature, & History of Anglo-Saxon England
Reviewer of: Old English Grammar (LL Issue 23.5245)

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