Publication details [#56558]

Poplack, Shana and Nathalie Dion. 2012. Myths and facts about loanword development. Language Variation and Change 24 (3) : 279–315.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


Tracking the diachronic path and synchronic conduct of English-origin fragments in Quebec French over a period of 61 years, this study discusses how other-language incorporations attain native item status and its results for borrowing and code-switching theories.