By Olivia Frey
Towards the tip of the twentieth century, William Labov, an American linguist, overruled the tools of conventional dialectology reckoning on lexical version and claimed that “regional range is expanding due to opposing routine inside of vowel structures” (Labov, Ash & Boberg 2005: 18). In different phrases, the divergent advancements in American English dialects are brought on by the operation of chain shifts relocating the phonetic values of vowels in noticeably diverse instructions. In those advanced rotations, complete units or subsystems of vowels opposite their relative positions to one another, wherein telephones representing one phoneme in a single dialect characterize a wholly varied phoneme in one other (Labov 1991: 3).
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