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“A Funky Language for Teenzz to Use”

David Palfreyman and Muhamed Al Khalil.

in The Multilingual Internet

May 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9323 words.

This chapter examines how the Roman alphabet and other ASCII symbols such as numerals are used to represent colloquial Gulf Arabic dialect in instant messaging in the United Arab Emirates....

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Abanamat Reactions to the Ban on Profanity in Art

Ingunn Lunde.

in Language on Display

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9542 words.

This chapter explores the reactions of people working in the cultural field to the 2014 Russian ban on the use of verbal obscenity in film, literature and public performances, reactions...

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The aborted bribery event of U.S. Senator Larry Pressler

Roger W. Shuy.

in The Language of Bribery Cases

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 1997 words.

Analysis of the FBI’s undercover interview with Senator Pressler highlights the usefulness of the structure and flow of a bribery speech event. The first two phases, problem and proposed...

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Accent as Social Symbol

Lynda Mugglestone.

in Talking Proper

November 2007; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 13219 words.

This chapter focuses on accent as a social symbol. It argues that the drive to raise the linguistic consciousness in terms of accent is not that ‘doctrine of appropriate usage’ — the...

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Acceptability Judgments

Jon Sprouse.

in Linguistics

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Linguistics; Anthropological Linguistics; Language Families; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics. 10522 words.

Acceptability judgments form a substantial portion of the empirical foundation of nearly every area of linguistics (e.g., phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics) and nearly every type...

Accountability in Social Interaction

Edited by Jeffrey D. Robinson.

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 376 pages.

Within the study of language and social interaction, in which this book is situated, the concept of “accountability”—including related concepts, such as “account” or “motive,” “accounting,”...

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Accountability in Social Interaction

Jeffrey D. Robinson.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 16842 words.

From the general perspective of language and social interaction, especially ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, this chapter reviews two broad senses of the notion of...

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The Accountability of Proposing (vs. Soliciting Proposals of) Arrangements

Jeffrey D. Robinson and Heidi Kevoe-Feldman.

in Accountability in Social Interaction

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics. 10849 words.

Using conversation analysis—in the context of ordinary, English, telephone conversation between adults—this chapter examines the social and interactional organization of a...

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Achieving Intersubjectivity in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Peter Auer and Ina Hörmeyer.

in Intercorporeality

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 9491 words.

This paper investigates communication, including computer-based speech aids by people with severe cerebral palsy—namely Augmented and Alternative Communication, AAC. The reduced bodily...

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Achieving your GOAL: A case study of three learners

Tanya McCarthy.

in Independent Language Learning

September 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociolinguistics. 4728 words.

This chapter reports on a yearlong case study of three learners at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan. Analysing data from learner portfolios, interviews and reflective...

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