ERIC Number: EJ628086
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Language Variation on Internet Relay Chat: A Social Network Approach.
Paolillo, John C.
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v5 n2 p180-213 May 2001
Examines linguistic variation on an Internet Relay Chat channel with respect to the hypothesis, based on the model of Milroy and Milroy (1992) that standard variants tend to be associated with weak social network ties, while vernacular variants are associated with strong network ties. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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