ERIC Number: EJ614929
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Mowr and Mowr Bayud Spellin': Confessions of a Sociolinguist.
Preston, Dennis R.
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v4 n4 p614-21 Nov 2000
Suggests that variation in spelling, like other levels of language variety, reflects social practices in speech communities. While the social identities and stances encoded in such variation are not simple to interpret, they offer another mode of investigation of language in social space and practice. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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