|Canadian Journal of Linguistics|
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Dép. de linguistique, UQAM
CP 8888, Succ. Centre-Ville
Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."
Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.