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2. What is language change at a given time called?

  • Synchronic
  • Diachronic
  • Slanchronic

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

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

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

  • 1755
  • 1655

5. What date was Middle English?

  • 1066-1450
  • 1200-1400

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