‘Deregisterment’ and ‘fossil forms’: the cases of gan and mun in ‘Yorkshire’ dialect

@article{Cooper2016DeregistermentA,
  title={‘Deregisterment’ and ‘fossil forms’: the cases of gan and mun in ‘Yorkshire’ dialect},
  author={Paul F. Cooper},
  journal={English Today},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={43 - 52}
}
Recent work in sociolinguistics has illustrated that language features can become explicitly linked with numerous and multiple social values for certain speakers1. These language features can include pronunciations, words, or phrases, and the kind of associated social values can include social class or geographical region, notions of aesthetics or correctness, or more abstract concepts like ‘authenticity’ or ‘friendliness’. When speaker awareness leads to the linking of language features with… Expand
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