On so-called Spanglish

  title={On so-called Spanglish},
  author={Ricardo Otheguy and Nancy Stern},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingualism},
  pages={100 - 85}
The word ‘Spanglish’, used most often to describe the casual oral registers of the speech of Hispanics in the USA, is an unfortunate and misleading term. Speakers of popular varieties of Spanish in the USA would be better served by recognizing that they are already speakers of Spanish. The present article is intended as a technical discussion of the empirical foundations for our position that there is no justification for the use of the term Spanglish. We demonstrate that features that… 

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