Baths and becks

@article{Gupta2005BathsAB,
  title={Baths and becks},
  author={Anthea Fraser Gupta},
  journal={English Today},
  year={2005},
  volume={21},
  pages={21 - 27}
}
  • A. Gupta
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Economics
  • English Today
A report on two prominent dialectal variables in England. Using rather informally collected data, The author looks here at two well-known variables in the English of England: first, whether there is a short or long vowel in words such as grass and bath; second, what regional words people know for streams. The treatment of these variables is consistent over time, and seems to have little to do with social status or carefulness of speech. 

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