How Scots is researched

Syntactic Variation and Auxiliary Contraction: The Surprising Case of Scots

Meet the Author: Syntactic variation and auxiliary contraction_ the surprising case of Scots, Language Volume 95, No. 3 (September 2019).

Insight into how academic researchers research and discuss, “Scots Language, the variety of English spoken in Scotland”. The whole paper can be found here. Spoiler alert: the surprise is a “set of exceptions to the general ban on auxiliary contraction before gaps”

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