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ERIC Number: EJ049134
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Publication Date: 1972
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Doublespeak: Dialectology in the Service of Big Brother
Sledd, James
College English, 33, 4, 439-56, Jan 72
A Discussion of bidialectalism and the social and racial biases inherent in it. The author portrays linguistic prejudice as an instrument of repression and says that we should know and respect our children's language as we demand that they know and respect our own. (Author/JB)
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