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Entwisle, Doris R. 1970. Semantic systems of children: Some assessments of social class and ethnic differences. In Williams, Frederick, ed. Language and poverty: Perspectives on a theme. Markham. pp. 123–139.
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E. reports some research on the semantic structures characteristic of black and white speakers or of middle-class and lower-class speakers, based on an assumption that elements of a linguistic code that appear to be the same for two different cultural groups need not have identical semantic implications for speakers from these groups.