female athletes' language

Janet Holmes Janet.Holmes at VUW.AC.NZ
Sun Nov 10 09:17:03 UTC 2002


One relevant reference  is 

Kuiper, Koenraad, 1991. Sporting formulae in New Zealand English; two models of male solidarity. In: J. Cheshire, ed. English around the World : Sociolinguistic Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (in press).


Janet Holmes

-----Original Message-----
From: Lisa Camasi [mailto:lcamasi at UCLINK4.BERKELEY.EDU]
Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 6:44 AM
Subject: Re: female athletes' language

At 06:50 PM 11/4/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Can anyone suggest sources that discuss features of female (or male)
>athletes' use of language, including slang, and how words/phrases
>originating in the group become valorized/picked up by the group?
>Other sociolinguistic research that is related to this issue, if not
>specifically about athletes, can also be helpful.
>Amy  Sheldon
>asheldon at umn.eduh

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