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The Power of Words: Essays in Lexicography, Lexicology and Semantics. In Honour of Christian J. Kay

 
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List of Contents: Introduction C. P. BIGGAM: Old English colour lexemes used of textiles in Anglo-Saxon England Julie COLEMAN: Slang terms for money: a historical thesaurus Fiona DOUGLAS and John CORBETT: 'Huv a wee seat, hen': evaluative terms in Scots Philip DURKIN: Lexical splits and mergers: some difficult cases for the OED Andreas FISCHER: Of 'fæderan' and 'eamas': avuncularity in Old English Roger LASS and Margaret LAING: $ho:fian{*}/vK2: a LAEME-based lexical study Caroline MACAFEE: The rhyme potential of Scots Terttu NEVALAINEN and Heli TISSARI: Of politeness and people Michiko OGURA: ME 'douten' and 'dreden' Jane ROBERTS: What did Anglo-Saxon seals seal when? Jeremy J. SMITH: Notes on the medical vocabulary of John Keats Jane STUART-SMITH and Claire TIMMINS: 'Tell her to shut her moof': the role of the lexicon in 'TH-fronting' in Glaswegian Louise SYLVESTER: Forces of change: are social and moral attitudes legible in this 'Historical Thesaurus' classification? Irma TAAVITSAINEN: Key word in context: semantic and pragmatic meaning of 'humour' James MCGONIGAL: Lexicographical Lyrics Notes on the Contributors Tabula Gratulatoria



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