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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Variation,
  • English language -- Foreign countries,
  • English language -- Study and teaching,
  • Sociolinguistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 451-456.

ContributionsRobinson, Jay, 1932-, Bailey, Richard W.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 461 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages461
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19076689M

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