List of John Benjamins publications for which William Salmon plays a role.
Irrealis and emphatic: A corpus study of the bee copula in Belizean Kriol. English World-Wide 37:3, pp. 323–3492016.
This paper presents the first in-depth account of the bee copula form found in Belizean Kriol, which appears to be a copular development not found in other Caribbean English Creoles. Based on approximately 500 tokens of bee from Di Nyoo Testiment (2012), we argue that bee must appear in irrealis… read more | Article
Language variation and dimensions of prestige in Belizean Kriol. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 31:2, pp. 316–3602016.
This paper provides a preliminary report on attitudes toward varieties of Belizean Kriol in coastal Belize. We used a verbal-guise test with 141 participants, collecting both quantitative and qualitative data in Belize City and Punta Gorda, and we found that the variety of Kriol spoken in Belize… read more | Article