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

  • Synchronic
  • Diachronic
  • Slanchronic

3. When was the Oxford English Dictionary published?

  • 1928
  • 2000
  • 1845

4. When was Late Modern English?

  • 1900s
  • 1700 onwards
  • 1700-1800

5. What did the 'crumbling castle' view state?

  • That language was decaying
  • People were becoming illiterate
  • Other languages were invading ours to the detriment of the English Language

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