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Laura A. Janda

motivates a series of core concepts for cognitive linguistics, presented in brief in this article. These concepts (and many more) are elaborated in greater detail in handbooks of cognitive linguistics ( Geeraerts and Cuyckens 2007, Dąbrowska and Divjak 2015 ) and textbooks ( Langacker 1987 and 1991a

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George Lakoff

that occurs around the world. Now as part of this metaphor, there is another very important case, which is external events can affect you. That is, something that happens outside can cause you to do something else, and can make a change in your life. So if achieving a purpose is reaching a

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George Lakoff

mean”, now, or “he is boiling mad.” What’s interesting about this is that this sets up a system of hundreds of primitive metaphors that you learn automatically just by living, just by going around the world everyday, living your life as a child, happily doing whatever children do, you are going to

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Jeffrey Heath

-dislocation with impersonal-subject ‘they.’ However, he seems to discount blending as a factor in the transition from parataxis to morphosyntactic construction, as shown by the discussion of the German and English relatives touched on above. Time and time again he discusses the life cycle of a construction with no

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Mary Walworth

inflection morphology. The only visible distinction in the source language contributions is that the Old Rapa features all contain a phoneme that contrasts with a corresponding Tahitian phoneme, in a given morpheme. Thus, source language division appears to be phonologically motivated, based on phonological

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The Poetic terrain vague of Roy Fisher’s A Furnace

André Otto

as fundamentally discontinuous and scattered. Against the (neo-)romantic tradition of the English pastoral and a “poetry of place” 5 in the vein of Donald Davie’s The Shires , Fisher, via the late-modernist and American influences, represents “a local universalism”. 6 He combines a life

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Joshua R. Brown and Benjamin Carpenter

not view their residency as permanent. Refugees in the United States, who do not immediately see resettlement as a viable option and want to return to their homeland, may impede linguistic assimilation. Moreover, the social and cultural contexts of these refugees—living, in some instances, for

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Malcolm Ross

, and this issue is discussed briefly in §1.4. This study is motivated by my interest in prehistoric language contact in smallscale neolithic speech communities in Melanesia. Section 1.2 provides some basic information about the languages of Melanesia, together with a striking example. Section 1

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Donald Winford

he drive taxi for a living already. (p. 241) Chinese b. Zhāngsān kāi ché móu shēng le Zhangsan drive car for life COMPL ‘Zhangsan now drives for a living’ Processes of Creole Formation and Related Contact-Induced Language Change 129 Journal of language contact – THEMA 2 (2008) www. jlc

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Sarah Thomason

dialect from another (typically, maybe always, when the two speech forms are very closely related), changes other than borrowing that occur during a process of language death (specifically, attrition), and changes that are set off by an instance of interference but then proceed via internally-motivated