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2. When was the Great Vowel Shift?

  • 1200-1450
  • 1066-1200
  • 1450-1800

3. When was Johnson's dictionary of the English language published?

  • 1755
  • 1655

4. What did the 'Damp spoon' theory argue?

  • That language change is lazy
  • That language change is annoying
  • That language change should be restricted

5. What is language change over time called?

  • Diachronic
  • Synchronic

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