Language Change

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William Caxton
1476, printing press
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Johnsons Dictionary
Spelling standardisation, 1755
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Lexical changes?
B, S, A, C, B, C.
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Forms of shortening?
C, I, A, B
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Broadening?
when a word with specific meaning develops a broader meaning.
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Narrowing?
When a word with a general meaning develops a more specific meaning.
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Spelling standardisation, 1755

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Johnsons Dictionary

Card 3

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B, S, A, C, B, C.

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Card 4

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C, I, A, B

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Card 5

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when a word with specific meaning develops a broader meaning.

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