Global synopsis: morphological and syntactic variation in English

@article{Kortmann2020GlobalSM,
  title={Global synopsis: morphological and syntactic variation in English},
  author={Bernd Kortmann and Benedikt Szmrecsanyi},
  journal={A Handbook of Varieties of English},
  year={2020}
}
Compared with the regional synopses, it is in this chapter that we shall adopt a truly bird’s-eye, or even satellite, view at morphosyntactic variation across the non-standard varieties in the English-speaking world. Relevant questions that will be addressed include the following: Which are the least and, more interestingly, most frequent morphosyntactic features in non-standard varieties of Englishes worldwide, and thus true candidates for what Chambers (2001, 2003, 2004) has called vernacular… 
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