''So cool, right?'': Canadian English Entering the 21st Century

@article{Tagliamonte2006SoCR,
  title={''So cool, right?'': Canadian English Entering the 21st Century},
  author={Sali A. Tagliamonte},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique},
  year={2006},
  volume={51},
  pages={309 - 331}
}
  • Sali A. Tagliamonte
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • The Canadian Journal of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique
  • A socially stratified sample—the Toronto English Corpus—together with the construct of apparent time (with speakers aged 10–90 years) reveal that certain features are declining, including future will, deontic have got to, possessive have got, intensifier very, and the sentence tag you know. On the other hand, some features are on the rise, including future going to, deontic have to, possessive have, intensifiers really and so, and sentences tags such as whatever, so, and stuff like that. The… CONTINUE READING

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