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Michelle Straw has a chapter published on AIN’T

 Michelle Straw has a chapter published in Ain’thology: The history and life of a taboo word. The chapter is entitled “Language change in a post-creole British contact setting: non-standard Ain’t negation.” She considers the kinds of changes in language that … Continue reading

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Dr Michelle Straw awarded Heritage Lottery Funding to research the Forest of Dean dialect

Dr Michelle Straw has been awarded Heritage Lottery funding to research the Dialect of the Forest of Dean. Her project entitled: ‘A linguistic landscape in time and space’ is part of a consortium bid, head up by the Forestry Commission. … Continue reading

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