List of John Benjamins publications for which Claire Cowie plays a role.
English Historical Linguistics: Change in structure and meaning. Papers from the XXth ICEHL
Edited by Bettelou Los, Claire Cowie, Patrick Honeybone and Graeme Trousdale
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 358] 2022. viii, 349 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Historical linguistics
Conflicts between World Englishes: Online metalinguistic discourse about Singapore Colloquial English English World-Wide 42:1, pp. 85–1102021
Negative attitudes of non-Singaporeans towards Singapore Colloquial English (SCE) are often used to support the “Speak Good English Movement” in Singapore. This article examines spontaneous metalinguistic discourse about SCE in an online Facebook group where Taiwanese migrants in Singapore gather… read more | Article
Phonetic convergence towards American English by Indian agents in international service encounters English World-Wide 38:3, pp. 244–2742017
In outsourced voice-based services (call centres are a typical example), an agent providing a service is likely to accommodate their speech to that of the customer. In services outsourced to India, as in other postcolonial settings, the customer accent typically does not have a place in that… read more | Article
The Discourse Motivations for Neologising: Action Nominalization in the History of English Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicography: Selected papers from the Fourth G. L. Brook Symposium, Manchester, August 1998, Coleman, Julie and Christian Kay (eds.), pp. 179 ff.2000