Perspectives on American English

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Joey Lee Dillard
Walter de Gruyter, 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 467 pages
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Contents

General Introduction
1
ALLEN WALKER READ British Recognition of American Speech
15
HERBERT PILCH The Rise of the American English Vowel Pattern
37
Alterna
71
Introduction
95
From Nautical Word
131
JAN HAROLD BRUNVAND Sailors and Cowboys Folklore in
147
TERRY G JORDAN The Origin of Mott in AngloTexan Vegeta
163
Language Contact in Puerto Rico
265
THOMAS F MAGNER The Melting Pot and Language Mainten
277
Introduction
289
ERNEST A T BARTH The Language Behavior of Negroes
297
The Creole English of
305
JOHN R RICKFORD AND ANGELA E RICKFORD Cuteye and Suck
347
john holm The Creole Copula that Highlighted the World
367
riley b smith Interrelatedness of Certain Deviant Grammati
393

DONALD HATLEY AND KATHLEEN THOMAS SEVERANCE Communi
175
Introduction
183
STEPHEN GRAHAM The American Language
191
LILIAN MERMIN FEiNsiLVER The Yiddish is Showing
205
IAN HANCOCK The Ethnolectal English of American Gypsies
257
douglas leechman and Robert a hall jr American Indian
417
richard r day and charlene sato Categories of Transforma
433
albert dressler Chinese Telegrams
447
References to Introductions
461
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