Monthly Archives: March 2013

A takeoff on present day British “teenage speak”

The British comedians Armstrong and Miller have a wonderfully funny series of skits involving RAF soldiers in WWII speaking like 21st century British teenagers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwNQf08Kxsw

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“Toronno” English

Listen to and read about Sali Tagliamonte’s research on Toronto English. Tagliamonte is a Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto who has been collecting sociolinguistic data on Toronto and more rural Ontario English: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/03/07/like_whatever_eh_u_of_t_prof_tracks _evolution_of_canadian_english_across_generations.html  

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