Lexical Variation And Attrition In The Scottish Fishing Communities

Author: Robert McColl Millar
Editor: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748691782
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This book considersvarious theoretical and methodological issues in relation to a representative sample of fishing communities along ScotlandOCOs east coast. Can the lexical variation and change found in these communities be perceived as primary evidenc"e;
Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Robert McColl Millar
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-04 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book considersvarious theoretical and methodological issues in relation to a representative sample of fishing communities along ScotlandOCOs east coast. Can the lexical variation and change found in these communities be perceived as primary evidenc"e;
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