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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

This book "draws on extensive empirical data, including from lesser known varieties" and "puts forward a new account of a well-known diachronic phenomenon."


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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


Academic Paper


Title: William Croft, Explaining language change: an evolutionary approach (Longman Linguistics Library). London: Longman, 2000. Pp. xv+287.
Author: David W Lightfoot
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Institution: Georgetown University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics

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This article appears IN Journal of Linguistics Vol. 38, Issue 2, which you can READ on Cambridge's site .



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