Publication details [#54754]

Hiramoto, Mie. 2011. Is dat dog you’re eating?: Mock Filipino, Hawai‘i creole, and local elitism. Pragmatics 21 (3) : 341–371.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


This study on Mock Filipino suggests that the classification as local (in particular descendants from First generation Filipino immigrants) or (new) immigrant Filipinos extends beyond race, and that the differences between the two observed categories are better rendered in terms of social status.