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Testing Canada’s ‘honour’: Does orthography index ideology?
Recent studies in orthographic variation have assumed identity-driven motivations for spelling choice (Lipski 1975, Schieffelin & Doucet 1994, Sebba 2000), linking this motivation to national ideological positions. In the ...
Discerning the sub-phonemic identity of pre-nasal /æ/ in British Columbia English
There are two features of /æ/ in British Columbia (BC) English that are widely attested in the literature: it is undergoing retraction and lowering and it is sensitive to the influence of certain following consonants. The ...
"Would you like fries with thaaaat?" Investigating vocal fry in young, female Canadian English speakers
The vocal fry register has previously been detected in the voices of young women. The purpose of this study is to determine the extent to which vocal fry is present among young female Canadian English speakers and to ...