[LMB] Expressions in fiction

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Nov 2 17:49:10 GMT 2020


On Wed, 28 Oct 2020 07:11:32 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

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>> On Oct 28, 2020, at 12:17 AM, Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Yes, Spanglish comes to mind. But California is also multi ethnic and many
>> linguistic expressions would be adopted.  However that depends on how
>> isolated California would become. On the other hand a many British TV
>> watchers can understand the English on BBC and yet among themselves they'll
>> speak a English we barely understand.
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>People can be “multi-lingual” within one language, being competent with more than one dialog.

"Code-shifting" is a somewhat live issue here in the UK.
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