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Estuary English: a case of sociophonetic convergence
Coined by David Rosewarne in 1984, the term “Estuary English” describes the trendy usage of the younger generations in the South-East of England, socially ranging from the upwardly mobile to theExpand
Socio-regional speech versus "Oxford accent" - trends and fashions in the pronunciation of English English
Post-War years have brought new speech habits and evaluations on grounds of so far unprecedented social contacts between the classes. The following paper will focus on recent articulatoryExpand