William Caxton was the first English printer. User:
A word that loses respectability undergoes _____.
The language of the Normans was Old Norse.
Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" was written in formal English.
Of the American dialects, the Southern dialect is the closest to British English
Well British English has as many dialects as American or at least very close. But in general people from North East US are closer to British English than those in the South. So that statement is false. User:
The word gotten is an example of _____.
Question #9TrueFalse Score:
A sentence composed of nonsense words can have grammatical meaning.
Question #10TextMultipleChoice Score:
The type of meaning change shown by board, a piece of lumber, becoming board, a group of officials, is specializationgeneralization.
Question #11TextMultipleChoice Score:
Latin, Greek, English, Dutch, and Spanish are all Indo-EuropeanlivingdeadGermanic languages.
Question #12TrueFalse Score:
Mary, marry, and merry are homonyms in the New England dialect.
Question #13MultipleChoice Score:
A word, usage, or pronunciation not used by educated speakers is _____ English.
Question #14MultipleChoice Score:
Informal English is appropriate in _____.
fictional dialoguebusiness lettersparent/teacher conferencesjob interviews
Question #15TrueFalse Score:
Modern English is a highly inflected (synthetic) language.
Question #16MultipleChoice Score:
The ch in chronicle is a hint that the word is ultimately derived from _____.
Question #17MultipleSelect Score:
Select all that apply.
Which of the following contribute to reduction of distinctions in dialects?
isolationmass ... (More)