Dueling dialects

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 29 17:11:51 UTC 2009

At 12:51 PM -0400 7/29/09, Wilson Gray wrote:
>On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Arnold Zwicky<zwicky at stanford.edu> wrote:
>>  it's not hard to find neighbors, lifelong friends, etc.
>>  with conflicting usages.
>Exactly my experience, too, arnold.
Mine too, with the codicil that it may not even be that hard to find
individuals with conflicting usages.  I think I swing both ways on
this, and I'm not sure what the relevant controlling factors are.


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