Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 17:38:39 -0500

From: sonja lanehart lanehart[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]ARCHES.UGA.EDU

Subject: Survey help again

We are about to pilot a survey on the attitudes and knowledge of

pre-service teachers about language variation. What I need this time is

for you to indicate if any of the sentences listed are plausible in any

variety of AMERICAN English. If the sentence is plausible, please tell

me which variety it is plausible in. If it is plausible in some other

global variety of English, please tell which variety. Thanks for your

help in advance.

1. He doesn't knows his wife's phone number.

2. Give me tens dollar.

3. He waiting for ten minutes before he left.

4. At least he knew you have a phone.

5. He likes a-hunting.

6. 'preach' rhymes with 'latch'

7. 'pen' rhymes with 'bun'

8. 'thick' is pronounced like 'sick'

9. 'thing' rhymes with 'bong'

10.'math' rhymes with 'cad'

11. I don't be eat that stuff.

12. I want coming with.

13. The principal in his office yesterday.

14. There are five kids in them family.

15. He done sell all that.


Sonja L. Lanehart

Department of English My office: (706) 542-2260

Park Hall ENG office/message: (706) 542-1261

University of Georgia Fax: (706) 542-2181

Athens, GA 30602-6205 E-mail: lanehart[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]