Publication details [#58543]

Laitinen, Mikko. 2014. 630 kilometres by bicycle: observations of English in urban and rural Finland. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 228 : 55–77.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study debates picked observations (made during a 2009 six-day bicycle trip) of English in both urban and rural Finnish signage as a complex phenomenon, elucidating how mapping signs in space offer valuable information on language contact situations.