Alternative Histories of English

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a
AAVE (African American Vernacular English):
Bahamas and 34 ;
diaspora varieties of 100-1 ;
earlier stages of 100-1 ;
enallage of tense in 102 ;
Northern Subject Rule 106-8 ;
nounphrase, number of the 106 ;
pasttense marking, variation in 101-5 ;
present tense variation 105-8 ;
prime non-standard example 87 ;
verb-class membership of irregular verbs 102-5 ;
verbal -s function 105-6 ;
see also Early AAE;
NUSE
Aboriginal English 68
about this book:
focus 2-3 ;
intentions 2 ;
opening up the field 3
accent modification, fashion of 54-5
An Accidence to the English Tongue (Jones, H.) 164-5
Adams, John 180
Addison, Joseph 158 , 162-3
African American:
diaspora 100-9 ;
English and NUSE 144-7
Afrikaans English 72
Alabama 140
Alfred the Great 2 , 20-1 , 23 , 51
Alphabet for Grown-up Grammarians (Collier, J.) 54
America see United States
analyses, discourse markers in EME 217-29
ancient language 16-19
Anderson, Robert 53 , 56 , 57
Andover Review186
Anecdotes of the English Language:
Dialect of London (Pegge, J.) 92
Anglo-Frisian 18-19
Anglo-Saxon dialects 17-18 , 19-21
Anguilla 29 , 33
Antigua/Barbuda 29
Antilles, Lesser 32-3
'appropriateness' distinction in NUSE 135 , 151
arcolectal speech in SAIE 119 , 121 , 123
Armitage, Simon 50-1
Art of English Poesie (Puttenham, G.) 47
Arte of Rhetorique (Wilson, T.) 53
Australia:
British nineteenth century settlement 68-70 ;
colonisation of 29 , 67 ;
dialect mixture, Australian English as 71 ;
English in Australia 68 ;
grammar of Australian English 85 ;
historical linguistic attention 30 , 44 ;
key feature comparison, Australian English 82-3 ;
lexicon of Australian English 81-5 ;
New Zealand, influence in 79 ;
origins of Australian English 70-1 ;
phonetics/ phonology of Australian English 79-81 ;
social origins of settlers 69-70 ;
'transported Cockney', Australian English as 71
austrocentrism 46-7

b
Bahamas 29 , 30 , 33-4 , 36-7
Bailey, C.-J.N. 16 , 19 , 24
Bailey, Nathaniel 55
ballad-making, tradition of 52 , 58
Bamford, Samuel 59
Barbados 29 , 32 , 33
Barnes, Rev. William 15
basilectal speech in SAIE 119-20 , 123-8
BATH vowel 49 , 50
Bay Islands 35
BBC World Service 233
beliefs, myths and legends and 9
Belize 29 , 32
Bennett, Alan 50
Bermuda 29 , 30 , 31-2
Berwick-upon-Tweed 51
Bhojpuri 115 , 118 , 119 , 132

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