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Journal Title: English Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   17/3
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: On the so-called future-progressive construction
by Naoaki Wada
pp 391-414

Evolution with an attitude: the grammaticalisation of epistemic/evidential verbs in Australian English
by Celeste Rodriguez Louro, Thomas Harris
pp 415-443

Give it me!: pronominal ditransitives in English dialects
by Johanna Gerwin
pp 445-463

The status of hwæt in Old English
by George Walkden
pp 465-488

Motivations for particle verb word order in Middle and Early Modern English
by Marion Elenbaas
pp 489-511

To-contract or not to-contract? That is the question
by Judith M. Broadbent, Evi Sifaki
pp 513-535

The role of prosodic structure in the formation of English blends
by Sabine Arndt-Lappe, Ingo Plag
pp 537-563

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
English, Middle
English, Old
Saxon, Old
 
LL Issue: 24.4168