English words in German: a linguistic cliffhanger [Interview by Thomas Stephens]

Andres Morrissey, Franz (1 December 2016). English words in German: a linguistic cliffhanger [Interview by Thomas Stephens]. SWI swissinfo.ch

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Open a newspaper, look at an advert or listen to a conversation between young(ish) people in German-speaking Switzerland and it won’t take long before you encounter an eyebrow-raising English word. A linguist explains why – and whether there will be a backlash.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of English Languages and Literatures
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies > Institute of English Languages and Literatures > Modern English Linguistics

UniBE Contributor:

Andres Morrissey, Franz

Subjects:

800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism > 820 English & Old English literatures
400 Language > 420 English & Old English languages

Language:

English

Submitter:

Leona Josefine Irmgard Goop

Date Deposited:

17 Jan 2017 15:59

Last Modified:

29 Jan 2019 13:39

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/93481

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