Estuary English: a case of sociophonetic convergence

@article{Wotschke2017EstuaryEA,
  title={Estuary English: a case of sociophonetic convergence},
  author={Ingrid Wotschke},
  journal={HERMES - Journal of Language and Communication in Business},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={173-186}
}
  • Ingrid Wotschke
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • HERMES - Journal of Language and Communication in Business
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 the traditionally educated and linguistically situated in the “middle ground”, between Cockney and RP. Sociophonetic convergence not only characterizes the variant’s South-of-London origin and its geographical spread to the North but also determines its social functions and accounts for different judgements… Expand

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