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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Survey on the Word ''Dude''
Author:   Mascha Traxel
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Pragmatics

Query:   In 2004, the sociolinguist Scott Kiesling started to focus on a word
which has not gained too much attention before, although it is used
frequently in the present and the past. This manifold word is ''dude''.

In order to see how the term has changed in its usage since 2004 we
would like to do a replicate study based on the research questions of

Please help us to collect information and data for this and fill in the
query which is attached to this link:

Thank you very much.
LL Issue: 23.462
Date posted: 30-Jan-2012


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