public school; language attitudes
Aaron E. Drews
aaron at LING.ED.AC.UK
Fri Jan 28 18:39:44 UTC 2000
I humbly stand corrected.
Acquring knowledge of the school system here (public vs. private, A-levels
vs. highers, etc) I find to be akin to Labov's take on RP broad a: it has
to be absobed as a set of brute facts from birth. :-)
Aaron E. Drews The University of Edinburgh
aaron at ling.ed.ac.uk Departments of English Language and
http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~aaron Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
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