Dialectic or dialectal?
sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Fri Feb 4 17:58:35 UTC 2005
>Sounds like the Advertiser may be engaging in a little dialectal
>--On Friday, February 4, 2005 11:53 AM -0500 sagehen
><sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM> wrote:
>> A recent issue of the /Anderson Valley Advertiser/ quotes at length from
>> an entry in RHHDAS (on the derivation of "honky") which uses "dialectic"
>> where I would have expected "dialectal." Is this standard RHHDAS usage,
>> or perhaps a typo or misquote?
>> A. Murie
>Peter A. McGraw
As when standard form meets dialectal form and produces blend(!) that
becomes the new standard?
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