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Evolutionary Syntax

By Ljiljana Progovac

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The Making of Vernacular Singapore English

By Zhiming Bao

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Academic Paper

Title: Logla takna mi
Author: Lewis Jones
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Abstract: Is the ultimate logical language still being used – somewhere out there? If you know what the title of this article means, what follows is probably not going to be news to you. If you don't, you might be curious about the language in question, which certainly isn't English, but isn't a foreign language either.


This article appears IN English Today Vol. 21, Issue 4, which you can READ on Cambridge's site or on LINGUIST .

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