Language change theorists

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What are Aitchison's 3 main metaphors?
Crumbling castle, Damp spoon, infectious disease
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What did Aitchison say process of language was?
Potential, Diffusion, Implementation and codification
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When was Chen's theory and what did he say?
1968- S curve
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What did Bailey say and when
1973- wave model.
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What were Deutshers 3 arguments of language change?
Economy, Expressivesness and analogy- want to find patterns.
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Substratum theory
Idea that language changes through contact
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What did Hockett claim in 1958?
Language changes due to random fluctuations
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Potential, Diffusion, Implementation and codification

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1968- S curve

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1973- wave model.

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Economy, Expressivesness and analogy- want to find patterns.

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