An attempt to observe and account for the influence mutually intelligible dialects of a language have on one another when they come into contact. It examines linguistic accommodation in face-to-face interaction and argues that accommodation is crucial to an understanding of longer-term phenomena.

Dialects in Contact 1991, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780631127338

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Dialects in Contact 1991, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, England

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