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ERIC Number: EJ122770
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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Sound Change and Mobility in Los Angeles
Johnson, Lawrence
Linguistics, 143, 33-48, Jan 1 75
Deals with the shift of the low-back vowel as in 'caught' to a low-central vowel as in 'cot' thereby merging such pairs as caught/cot, dawn/Don, and stalk/stock. The causes and the sociolinguistic implications of this shift are discussed. The majority of the informants were from West Los Angeles. (TL)
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Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)