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Journal Title: Language Variation and Change
Volume/Issue:   24/2
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Models, forests, and trees of York English: Was/were variation as a case study for statistical practice
by Sali A Tagliamonte, Harald R. Baayen
pp 135-178

Real-time evidence for age grad(ing) in late adolescence
by Suzanne Evans Wagner
pp 179-202

Frequency rates and constraints on subject personal pronoun expression: Findings from the Puerto Rican highlands
by Jonathan C. Holmquist
pp 203-220

Urban rejection of the vernacular: The SVS undone
by Robin Dodsworth, Mary Kohn
pp 221-245

One size fits all? Dialectometry in a small clan-based indigenous society
by James N. Stanford
pp 247-278

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): English
Spanish
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LL Issue: 23.4016