Gupta, A.F. (2005) Baths and becks. English Today, 21 (1). pp. 21-27. ISSN 1474-0567Full text available as:
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A report on two prominent dialectal variables in England. Using rather informally collected data, The author looks here at two well-known variables in the English of England: first, whether there is a short or long vowel in words such as grass and bath; second, what regional words people know for streams. The treatment of these variables is consistent over time, and seems to have little to do with social status or carefulness of speech.
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