Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 14:24:31 -0400 From: "Bethany K. Dumas, U of Tennessee" Subject: Re: query on Cockney On Thu, 11 Apr 1996, Cukor-Avila Patricia asked about a "good book (or ariticle or dictionary) giving a 1-2 page definition/history of the Cockney dialect" A starting point might be: Hughes, Arthur, and Peter Trudgill. 1979. English accents and dialects. London: Edward Arnold. Pp. 39-43. (A tape accompanied the book when it was published.) Bethany Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. | Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Dep't of English, UT, Knoxville | EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 415 McClung Tower | (423) 974-6965 | FAX (423) 974-6926 Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 | See Webpage at