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2. What does LAD stand for in the study of spoken language?

  • Language Acquisition Device
  • Language Alphabetical Development

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

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

4. When did Bailey publish the 'Universal Etymological Dictionary of the English Language'?

  • 1721
  • 1850

5. When was the Great Vowel Shift?

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

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