James B. Mcmillan: Essays in Linguistics by his Friends and Colleagues

James B. Mcmillan: Essays in Linguistics by his Friends and Colleagues

James B. Mcmillan: Essays in Linguistics by his Friends and Colleagues

James B. Mcmillan: Essays in Linguistics by his Friends and Colleagues

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Contents

James B. McMillan vii

James C. Raymond and I. Willis Russell

Publications on the English Language by James B. McMillan xiv

Directory of Contributors xviii

DIALECTOLOGY

The Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest as a Source of Sociolinguistic Information 3

Harold B. Allen

The Winds of Change 21

Audrey R. Duckert

"Existential" there and it: An Essay on Method and Interpretation of Data 29

Raven I. McDavid, Jr., and Raymond K. O'Cain

The Social Distribution of Selected Verb Forms in the Linguistic Atlas of the North Central States 41

Virginia McDavid

GRAMMAR

Grammatical Usage: Modern Shibboleths 53

John Algeo

Toward A Modal Paradigm 73

Matthew Marino

Grassroots Grammar in the Gulf States 91

Lee Pederson

LEXICOGRAPHY

Further Aspects of Short-Term Historical Lexicography 115

R. W. Burchfield

Use of Computers in One Lexicographical Project: DARE 133

Frederic G. Cassidy

Dictionary Reviews and Reviewing: 1900-1975 143

Robert L. Chapman

On Redefining -oriented 163

Mary Gray Porter

Index of Names 181

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