Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Regular followers of this blog include a lot of folks interested in patterns of regional variation in language, including English. The Economist has an interesting article on the robust health of British English dialects (at least on the phonetic level). It also refers to the sociophonetic work of Kevin Watson and Paul Kerswill at the University of Lancaster. The very nice graphic at left is taken from the article.
Posted by Mark at 2:57 PM