ERIC Number: EJ613112
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
The Political Dimension of Borrowings and French Reactions. A Response to Henriette Walter.
Current Issues in Language and Society, v6 n3-4 p240-43 1999
Suggests borrowings should not be analyzed in a purely linguistic typology; politics, the economy, and social contacts provide a valid alternative. French purists on both the left and the right are as concerned with politics as with language. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Special issue: French: An Accommodating Language? For related articles, see FL 530 774-78.