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"I'nnit Wonderful?": Pragmatics and English Speaker Behavior

What’s up my language peeps from beautiful Natitingou! Right now, yours truly is finally finished with his first semester of teaching at CEG Taïacou, and finally in the clear with the ungodly number of tests he’s had to grade (the quantity being directly proportional to my degradation of sanity, to the point at which talking in the third person about myself is acceptable). 928 more words


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Isang Papel sa Filipino 40


Sa makabagong panahon, hindi maipagkakaila ang napakalaking impluwensya ng mga teknolohiyang inianak upang subukang padaliin ang iba’t ibang aspeto ng buhay ng tao. 6,466 more words


Fairman establishes that most current usages of the word have connotations distinct from its meaning of sexual intercourse. The book discusses the efforts of conservatives in the United States to censor the word from common parlance.

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Baranowski on the board of LVC

LEL senior lecturer Maciej Baranowski has just accepted a three-year appointment as a member of the Editorial Board of Language Variation and Change, the top journal in variationist sociolinguistics. Congratulations, Maciej!


The Forum for Arabic Linguistics Conference at the University of Essex on 28-30th July 2015

We are pleased to announce the first Conference of the Forum for Arabic Linguistics, to be held at Essexsponsored jointly by the Department of Language and Linguistics, Essex; and the Department of Language and Linguistic Science, York. 41 more words

Arabic Linguistics Conference

David and Ben Crystal talk about accents

Following the book launch of You Say Potato, David Crystal and his son Ben Crystal toured the UK to discuss their co-written book about accents. 263 more words

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The book I read to research this post was Sociolinguistics A Very Short Introduction by John Edwards which is a very book that I bought from kindle. 317 more words