Sarah Bunin Benor
List of John Benjamins publications for which Sarah Bunin Benor plays a role.
How Synagogues Became Shuls: The Boomerang Effect in Yiddish-Influenced English, 1895-2010. Germanic Heritage Languages in North America: Acquisition, attrition and change, Johannessen, Janne Bondi † and Joseph C. Salmons (eds.), pp. 217–2332015.
This paper introduces the “boomerang effect,” the resurgence of substrate features that were previously on the wane. Among American Jews, Yiddish loanwords have waned and waxed over the past century, and in the domains of religion and popular culture, we currently see increased use of certain… read more | Article