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Journal Title: Language Variation and Change
Volume/Issue:   24 / 3
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Form, Function, and Frequency in Phonological Variation
by JamesA.Walker
pp 397-415

Myths and Facts about Loanword Development
by ShanaPoplack, NathalieDion
pp 279-315

Grammatical Relation Probability: How Usage Patterns Shape Analogy
by Esther L.Brown, JavierRivas
pp 317-341

The Diachrony of Quotation: Evidence from New Zealand English
by AlexandraD'Arcy
pp 343-369

Ethnicity, Substrate and Place: The Dynamics of Coloured and Indian English in Five South African Cities in Relation to the Variable (t)
by RajendMesthrie
pp 371-395

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
French
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 23.4933