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ERIC Number: EJ131125
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Publication Date: 1975
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Workplace Isoglosses: Lexical Variation and Change in a Factory Setting
Tway, Patricia
Language in Society, 4, 2, 171-183, Aug 75
Examines language in a factory. Results include the following: (1) within a building, different terms for the same thing may be found; (2) the major boundary is spatial, between types of work; and (3) operational links, proximity and mobility between departments are major determinants of agreement and difference in usage. (Author/RM)
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