Language in society : an introduction to sociolinguistics /

Why have 1500 separate languages developed in the Pacific islands of Melanesia? Why do Danes understand Norwegian better than Norwegians understand Danish? Why is a Cornish accent rated higher than Cockney speech but lower than Oxford English? Are British and American English different languages?

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Main Author: Romaine, Suzanne, 1951-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Edition:2nd ed.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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