By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade
For a long time it's been mostly believed that the English language has remained particularly static because the starting of the eighteenth century, yet contemporary examine exhibits that this can be faraway from precise. An advent to overdue sleek English specializes in the tail finish of the standardization method (codification and prescription), within which such vital social alterations because the business Revolution formed the language. past due smooth English presently generates loads of scholarly cognizance, typically because of new advancements in sociohistorical linguistics and corpus linguistics. by way of drawing in this examine, Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade deals a fuller account of the language than formerly attainable. Her quantity is designed for college kids and starting students and is grounded in contemporary examine during which sociolinguistic versions are utilized to prior phases of the language (1700-1900). It specializes in humans as audio system and writers of English, and it presents learn questions aimed toward buying talents at operating with such digital learn instruments as Eighteenth Century Collections on-line (ECCO), the Oxford English Dictionary, and the Oxford Dictionary of nationwide Biography. The ebook additionally references electronically to be had texts and databases equivalent to Martha Ballard's Diary, the Proceedings of the outdated Bailey, and Mrs. Beeton's ebook of loved ones Management.
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The phenomenon is known as th-fronting, and Beal (2004: 198) finds evidence of it in the speech of lower-class London speakers already at the end of the eighteenth century. Like a number of other features from London speech it is now characteristic of Estuary English, ‘an accent originally based . . around the Thames Estuary, but said to be spreading throughout the south-east of England’ (Beal 2004: 197). More features from (4) worth discussing are cheerman, worn’t, goin’, mischeevus, consarn, sit ‘set’, agin, swips ‘sweeps’, chimblies and parding, all of which were stigmatised at the time.
The exceptions to the rule of h-pronunciation, heir, honest, honour, hospital, hostler, hour, humble and humour, are all loan words, originally derived from French, which, as those with some education would have known, lacked initial /h/. To the rest of the population, the set of exceptions, if indeed they were aware of them, would seem no more than a random collection of words, and this resulted in an almost natural tendency to hypercorrect and say horange, with social stigmatisation as a result.
Fogg does not appear in the ODNB or in Wikipedia. Write an entry for him for Wikipedia, paying attention to his contribution to our current knowledge of LModE pronunciation. Compare the treatment of the following words in the dictionaries by Sheridan (1780) and Walker (1791): alabaster, band, basket, bastion, bath, bombastic, brass, calf, caster, castle, clasper, command, dance, demand, exasperate, fan, fantastic, fast, father, glass, grass, hat, lack, lass, masculine, mass, master, mastif, nasty, palm, pan, part, path, plant, rascal, slander, trap (compare Jones 2006: 313−14) (ECCO).