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Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at University of York

Date: 1 November 2010

Kevin Watson and Lynn Clark gavea guest lectureat the University of York. The talk was called 'Sociolinguistic and cognitive linguistic approaches to northern English t-to-r', and the focus wasthe phenomenon in which /t/ can be pronounced as [r] (e.g. 'gerrof', 'shurrup') in certain northern English dialects. The talk presentedpart of their ongoing research into north-western accents, a project which is funded by the ESRC.

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Associated staff: Lynn Clark (Linguistics and English Language), Kevin Watson

Associated projects: Phonological levelling, diffusion & divergence in Liverpool and its hinterland

Associated departments and research centres: Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT), Linguistics and English Language