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Chapter 22 Fings to Come?

  • Geoff Lindsey
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Abstract

In recent years, the replacement of /θ/ and /ð/ with /f/, /v/ and /d/ has become common among younger speakers across Britain, and it may occasionally be heard from television presenters. It’s not yet considered a standard feature, but this may change in future.

Keywords

TH-fronting Labiodental fricatives Dental fricatives Cockney 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoff Lindsey
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  1. 1.LinguisticsUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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