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ERIC Number: EJ400799
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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De L'Economie des moyens linguistiques en francais et en anglais dans l'usage standard contemporain (On the Economy of Linguistic Means in French and English Standard Contemporary Usage).
Calve, Pierre
Canadian Modern Language Review, v46 n1 p22-49 Oct 1989
The conciseness and "ease of use" often attributed to North American English relative to French in standard contemporary usage is explained in terms of English morpho-syntactic structure and of the values of the classical norm and rhetoric affecting French. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
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Language: French
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