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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."


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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Query:   Summary of comments on
Author:  Tom Fitzsimmons
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   I POSTED A QUESTION RECENTLY, ASKING IF ANYONE ELSE HAD NOTICED THHAT
PEOPLE IN SOME STATES OF AMERICA WERE SAYING SENTENCES LIKE:

LL Issue: 11.202
Date Posted: 01-Feb-2000
Original Query: Read original query