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The Variability of Current World Englishes by Charles F. Meyer, Eugene Green

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Caroline R. Wiltshire

New Englishes and the emergence of the unmarked

Caroline Wiltshire, Department of Linguistics, University of Florida, Box 115454, Gainesville, FL 32611-5454, USA, e-mail: wiltshir@ufl.edu

1 Introduction1

New Englishes, for the purpose of this paper, include those of Kachru’s Outer and Expanding circles, or the ESL and EFL varieties; these share in common that they result from contact between English and some other language(s), rather than being generally transmitted from and to monolingual English speakers. Phonologists have a longstanding interest in whether and to what extent other contact induced languages such as creoles share properties regardless of the languages involved, and more recently vernacular varieties of ...

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