David Blair

List of John Benjamins publications for which David Blair plays a role.


English in Australia

Edited by David Blair and Peter Collins

[Varieties of English Around the World, G26] 2001. vi, 366 pp.
Subjects English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology


Collins, Peter and David Blair 2001 Language and identity in AustraliaEnglish in Australia, Blair, David and Peter Collins (eds.), pp. 1 ff. | Article
The functional variants of International English are often differently distributed in the different regional standards. With evidence from the corpus of Australian English, this has already been shown for lexical variants such as will/shall, maybe/perhaps etc. In this paper evidence from the… read more