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  • Weeds in the Garden of Wordsby Kate Burridge

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    Kate Burridge provides an entertaining look at 'unacceptable' words, phrases and pronunciations in English. more...

  • Syntactic Change in Germanicby Kate Burridge

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 165.00

    This study examines certain features of Dutch syntax between approximately 1300 and 1650. Of central importance are the overall developments in the word order patterning and the various changes they entail elsewhere in the grammar, such as in the negative construction. After an introductory chapter providing goals and background for the study, the... more...

  • Forbidden Wordsby Keith Allan; Kate Burridge

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    This 2006 book examines how we use language to swear, to insult, and also to be politically correct. more...

  • Introducing English Grammarby Kersti Borjars; Kate Burridge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    Answering key questions such as 'Why study grammar?' and 'What is standard English?', Introducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis.... more...

  • The Pacific and Australasiaby Kate Burridge; Bernd Kortmann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 29.95

    This volume gives a detailed overview of the varieties of English spoken in the Pacific and Australasia, including regional, social and ethnic dicalects (such as New Zealand, Australian Vernacular, or Maori English) as well as pidgins and creoles (such as Tok Pisin, Hawaii Creole, or Kriol in Australia). The chapters, written by widely... more...

  • For the Love of Languageby Kate Burridge; Tonya N. Stebbins

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 88.00

    This text offers a comprehensive introduction to how language works and the role of linguistics in investigating its fundamental design. more...

  • Historical Linguistics 2001by Barry J. Blake; Kate Burridge; Jo Taylor

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 203.00

    This is a selection of papers from the 15th International Conference on Historical Linguistics held in Melbourne 13-17 August 2001, hosted by the Linguistics Program at La Trobe University. The papers range from the general theoretical to the study of particular languages and embrace most areas of linguistics, particularly morpho-syntax. more...

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