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Journal Title: Language Variation and Change
Volume/Issue:   17 / 1
Date: March 2005
Table of Contents: The ain't constraint: Not-contraction in early African American English
by JamesA.Walker
pp 1-17

The development of a new pronoun: The linguistic and social embedding of a gente in Brazilian Portuguese
by AnaM.S.Zilles
pp 19-53

The diffusion of subject YOU: A case study in historical sociolinguistics
by HelenaRaumolin-Brunberg
pp 55-73

No taming the vernacular! Insights from the relatives in northern Britain
by SaliATagliamonte, JenniferL.Smith, JenniferSmith, HelenLawrence
pp 75-112

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
 
LL Issue: 16.748