hypercorrection and gender

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Apr 25 00:32:53 UTC 2008

For a student looking into this topic in her final paper, can anyone
recommend empirical research (beyond the assertions in Robin Lakoff's
work that women are more likely to hypercorrect than men, and the
general literature from Trudgill on addressing covert prestige) on
this topic?  Thanks.


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