Quantitative evidence, qualitative hypercorrection, sociolinguistic variables—And French speakers' 'eadhaches with english h/Ø

  title={Quantitative evidence, qualitative hypercorrection, sociolinguistic variables—And French speakers' 'eadhaches with english h/{\O}},
  author={Richard Janda and Julie Auger},
  journal={Language \& Communication},
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