Language myths. Bauer, L and Trudgill, P, editors Penguin Books, Harmondsworth.
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The field of language is one full of misconceptions about the way in which language works, or is used. This collection of essays tackles beliefs, correcting a catalogue of errors such as: aborigines speak a primitive language, French people speak faster and German is ugly.
@book{bauer_language_1998,
	Address = {Harmondsworth},
	Date = {1998},
	Date-Modified = {2016-09-22 20:24:45 +0000},
	Editor = {Bauer, L and Trudgill, P},
	Keywords = {general, linguistic prejudices, linguistics, sociolinguistics},
	Publisher = {Penguin Books},
	Title = {Language myths},
	Abstract = {The field of language is one full of misconceptions about the way in which language works, or is used. This collection of essays tackles beliefs, correcting a catalogue of errors such as: aborigines speak a primitive language, French people speak faster and German is ugly.}}
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