Morphosyntactic persistence in spoken English : a corpus study at the intersection of variationist sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and discourse analysis /

Language users are creatures of habit with a tendency to re-use linguistic material that they have produced or heard before. In other words, linguistic patterns and tokens, once used, persist in spoken discourse. The book explores the determinants of this persistence in corpus data of spoken English...

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Main Author: Szmrecsanyi, Benedikt, 1976-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2006.
Series:Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 177.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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