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Title: Spuds!Potatoes and change in the English Language.
Authors: Steele, Hannah
Keywords: Change in English Language.
Issue Date: 2-Mar-2012
Abstract: Languages are dynamic and fluid constructions.Their evolution cannot be stopped unless they die out at most merely slowed.By studying the evolution and adoption of potato-related terms in english,linguists can clearly see the active nature of language change through a variety of influences,the relation of the terminology to standardization,and a demonstration of the principle of linguistic relativity.
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