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ERIC Number: EJ518126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
Moribund Dialects and the Endangerment Canon: The Case of the Ocracoke Brogue.
Wolfram, Walt; Schilling-Estes, Natalie
Language, v71 n4 p696-721 Dec 1995
Examines Ocracoke English (OE), a dialect of American English spoken on Ocracoke Island, located off the coast of North Carolina. The article presents linguistic and sociolinguistic evidence that OE is an endangered dialect and describes the development of a community-based preservation program paralleling proactive programs implemented for endangered language situations. (51 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina