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361 Index Italic page number denotes illustration. AAVE. See African American Vernacular English abbreviations, xiii–xiv, 169, 239 Abelson, Robert, 18 ablaut, 190, 198n15, 347 Abugov, Jeff, 79n10, 159n6 accents: British, 215n13; definition of, 46, 347; vs. dialects, 67, 69; fictional characters and, 227–28, 229; General American, 215, 215n13, 217, 228; in The Golden Girls, 69, 71, 71n5, 72–74, 81–82; impression management and, 20; New York City, 69, 71, 217; orthography and, 211; regional variation and, 72–74; Southern US, 69, 71, 71n5, 74, 81–82, 83–84, 217; in television series, 203. See also African American Vernacular English; dialects accommodation, 53–56, 347 acronyms, 142, 170, 172–73, 347 Adams, Michael, 172n11, 199 additive processes, in word formation, 164–68 adjacency pairs, 30–32, 347 adjective phrases, 239 adjectives: allomorphs applied to, 190; as inflectional morphemes, 189, 189; as lexical morphemes, 238; normed counts of, 325; use in Friends, 318, 321–22 Adler, Irene (fictional character), 20–21 “Adult Education” (Zimmerman and Berg), 70–71, 70n3 adverbs, 239 affective filter, 288, 300, 347 affixation: definition of, 347; in formation of degifted, 194; in formation of regifter, 191–92; infixing for, 199, 199n18; in morphological analysis, 186–87; order of, 191–92, 194; in word formation, 165–67 affixes. See affixation affricates, 210–12, 347 African Americans, 41–42, 41n3, 58–59, 64, 64n10. See also Wire, The African American Vernacular English (AAVE): ethnicity, race, and, 58–59, 62–63; frictives in, 209–10; as the norm, 63; poor vs. Poe in, 40–41, 41n2; television series featuring, 64; in The Wire, 40–41, 43, 51, 53–56, 58–62 age, 64 “Agony and the Ex-tacy, The” (King), 94, 94n14 agree/agrees/agreed, 320–21 aides/AIDS ambiguity, 142–44 362 | Index airstream modification, 205, 205–6 Alda, Alan, 278–79 Alexander, Jason, 181 alignment, in social interaction, 22–23 “All Due Respect” (Price and Simon), 40, 40n1, 41n2 allomorphs, 190, 198–99, 198n15, 347 allophones, 226–27, 347 “All Prologue” (Simon and Burns), 59–62, 60n9 alveolar fricatives, voiceless and voiced, 209 alveolar laterals, 213–14, 213n8 alveolar nasals, 214 alveolar stops, voiceless and voiced, 207 ambiguity: of calf/calves, 140–41, 146; definition of, 347; of doctors, 159; of éses/essays, 144–45; of fag/faggot, 153–55; of fudge-packer/packing fudge, 152–53; of pirate ghosts/ghost pirates, 151–52; of shit/shitty, 155–56; syntactic, 235–37, 253, 255–56. See also lexical ambiguity American English, 10, 74. See also African American Vernacular English American National Corpus (ANC), 309 American Norwegian, 78 ANC (American National Corpus), 309 Animal Crackers (film), 235 animation, 23–24, 29 AntConc, 312, 313, 318, 319, 320 Anthony, Laurence, 312 apologies, 120 Appel, Richard, 274n17 applied linguistics, 308 approximants, 212–13, 225–26, 347 Aronsohn, Lee: “Big Flappy Bastards,” 159n6; “The Desperation Emanation,” 116n3; “The Hot Troll Deviation,” 228n27; “The Loobenfeld Decay,” 118n5; “The Price of Healthy Gums Is Eternal Vigilance,” 158n4; “The Spaghetti Catalyst,” 122n6 Arrested Development (television series), 210 Arthur, Bea, 66 articles, 188, 239, 276, 309, 327 articulation: airstream modification for, 205, 205–6; place of, 205–6, 207, 210 aspectual BE, 60–61 Asperger’s syndrome, 21–22, 27–29, 123n7 assertive (representative) speech acts, 4, 120, 121, 122 “-ass-morpheme,” 61 Astroff, Jeff, 330n14 asymmetry, 90–91, 347 auditor, pronunciation of, 41n2, 72–74 Austin, John, 119, 123 Australian English, 229 authorship, 23–24, 29 “Autopsy” (Kaplow), 215, 215n11 auxiliary verbs, 242, 249 Avril, Nicole, 98, 98n16 “Awful Truth, The” (Star), 96–97, 97n15 babbling, 260, 262, 347 “Babel” (Fry), 279, 279n25 back-channeling, 98, 348 back-formation, 168, 169–70, 348 background knowledge, 117, 119, 122 “Back in St. Olaf” tagline, 69, 75–76, 78, 80 back vowels, 217–18, 220 Baker, Paul, 326 Baltimore, Maryland, 41–43, 41n3, 42n4, 63 “Barely Legal” (Butler), 226–27, 226n23 Barksdale gang, 51, 52, 53–56 Barney (fictional character). See How I Met Your Mother “Bart on the Road” (Appel), 274, 274n17 “Bart to the Future” (Greaney), 267–68 Index | 363 Bays, Carter, 161, 162n1, 207n2 Bednarek, Monika, 6, 19, 320 “Bedtime Story” (Grossman and Speer), 71, 71n4 Being Ian (television series), 222 Bell, Russell “Stringer” (fictional character ), 42n4, 53–56 Berg, Alec, 182n2 Berg, James, 70–71, 70n3 Berman, Andy, 177n13 “Beta Test Initiation, The” (Prady, Goetsch, and Ferrari), 229, 229n31 Better Off Ted (television series), 219 Biber, Douglas, 309, 311, 317–18 Biber Tagger, 311 Bicks, Jennifer: “Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl . . . ,” 88n4...

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9780815653950
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9780815634935
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OCLC
955275501
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352
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2016-11-09
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English
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