Latest Sociolinguistics Stories

2012-04-03 09:45:40

Swedish adolescents' desire to learn a foreign language besides English, which they start learning relatively early, has been declining for a long time. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that one factor behind this trend may be that English is used as a resource when students learn French, Spanish and German. Fewer and fewer adolescents study foreign languages in English-speaking countries such as the USA and the UK. They simply do not want to, since as...

2012-03-14 17:00:00

A revolutionary first, for the RV industry. A one piece fiberglass shell reinforced with carbon fiber with no- leak, no-squeak technology which makes Coach House the industry leader. Nokomis, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Coach House Platinum Motor Homes today revealed the one-piece fiberglass manufacturing process that accounts for its revolutionary no-leak, no-squeak class C motor home. The one-piece, gel-coated fiberglass body has been reinforced with carbon fiber to ensure that Coach House...

2012-02-03 08:00:00

Both Goss Luxury RV and NASCAR announced line-up changes for the 2012 racing season. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 The NASCAR season roars open this month with the 54th annual Daytona 500    at the Daytona Intl Raceway on February 26.    Goss Luxury RV customers will be packing up, climbing into their luxury coaches, and heading out to follow their favorite racing teams around the country. “Daytona Beach, Florida, is a particularly...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.