Standards of English

Standards of English

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The first book-length exploration of 'standard Englishes' with contributions by the leading experts on each major variety of English discussed.As Don Chapman (2009) has shown in a study of such manuals, there are many thousands of different prescriptions, but ... that sounds logical, here like the application of signs in multiplication, but in fact has no basis in either usage or logic.

Title:Standards of English
Author:Raymond Hickey
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-12-06


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