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  • Created on: 13-02-19 14:28

Key Theories of Language Change 


Jean Aitcherson

Damp Spoon 

Believed that language change = lazy 

Aitcherson disagrees with this and believes that only lazy language is alchol because of the diffculty in articulation

Crumbling Castle View 

Believes that language should be preserved like a stately home or castle 

Infectious Disease

You can catch language change 

Suggests it is a bad…


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