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Pride, J.B. 1974. The deficit-difference controversy. Archivum Linguisticum 5 : 35–46.
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The controversy under discussion is the following: should one view non-standard English as deficient or just as different? Negation is discussed to throw some light on the problem. P. stresses the fundamental importance of speech acts and speech questions to the question.