The Scots continuum and descriptive linguistics

Scott, MR 2007, 'The Scots continuum and descriptive linguistics' , The Bottle Imp, 2 .

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Abstract

There is a tendency to talk about 'Scots' and 'Scottish English' as though these two entities were somehow clearly delineated and neatly identifiable, but on closer examination the situation can appear less clear-cut. For this and other reasons, Scots has often been conceived of as a language continuum that reaches from Broad Scots to Scottish Standard English.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: The Bottle Imp
Publisher: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
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Depositing User: Dr Maggie Scott
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 14:22
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 14:22
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/42404

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