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Conclusion

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume III: 1859-1936

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549375
eISBN:
9780191720772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

The conclusion draws together trends observed in the dictionaries discussed, noting particularly the difference in perspective between British historical dictionaries and American contemporary ... More


Introduction

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume III: 1859-1936

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549375
eISBN:
9780191720772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Lexicography

The Introduction explains some of the terms used in the study, explains the principles underlying the selection of dictionaries, and summarizes the scope of each chapter. It then provides an account ... More


Intonational Variation in Four Dialects of English: the High Rising Tune

Janet Fletcher, Esther Grabe, and Paul Warren

in Prosodic Typology: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199249633
eISBN:
9780191719349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249633.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter investigates phonetic and phonological aspects of rising tunes, and to a lesser extent, pitch accent realization in certain varieties of English, namely, General Australian English, New ... More


New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay and Margaret A. Maclagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is a description of English as it is spoken in New Zealand. New Zealand English (NZE) is one of the youngest native-speaker varieties of English, and is the only variety of English where ... More


Style as Stance: Stance as the Explanation for Patterns of Sociolinguistic Variation

Scott F. Kiesling

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the relationship between stance and sociolinguistic style. It argues that stance is the basis of style in sociolinguistic variation: sociolinguistic variants are initially ... More


The Origins of New Zealand English

Jennifer Hay, Margaret Maclagan, and Elizabeth Gordon

in New Zealand English

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625291
eISBN:
9780748651542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625291.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The European settlement of New Zealand is usually dated from 1840, which was the year that Maori and Europeans signed the Treaty of Waitangi. New Zealand English (NZE) has, therefore, developed and ... More


Relation of child to adult templates, II: Language at play

Marilyn May Vihman

in Phonological Templates in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198793564
eISBN:
9780191835346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793564.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter draws on informal or slang usage to look for parallels with child template use. Three sets of data are analysed in some detail. Clippings with suffixation are illustrated with both ... More


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