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ERIC Number: EJ139534
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Hypercorrection and Grammar Change
Pfaff, Carol W.
Language in Society, 5, 1, 105-107, Apr 76
Results of a study are discussed which involved first grade black children who produced multiple instances of linguistic variables. The suggestion is made that the standard English "is" and "has" in certain constructions have been reanalyzed as nominal inflections. (RM)
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