Negative Concord

Stunning animated game helps teach endangered Aboriginal language

In recent times there has been a resurgence for Australians to get in touch with their families native languages, possibly noticing that once their family members die off, there is no one left to speak it. With this game being released, it's hopes are to draw enough attention to Merra, by interactively engaging players with words, and icons to keep the language alive. There are only a handful of people in the world that speak Merra, and the creator related with his own native Indigenous language being almost lost within his family as well. Hopefully this game takes off and is successful enough to spur other similar games that bring attention to Indigenous Australian languages globally. [Published on 10-06-2016]

Common: The People

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The music video for Common's song "The People," in the rapper uses many features of African American English.

Posted by Kara Becker on September 11, 2014

Tags:
African American English;
r vocalization;
Negative Concord

Listen: How to Speak with a certain Southern Twang

Walt Wolfram discusses the Appalachian variety in North Carolina in an audio clip for North Carolina public radio, including features like [Published on 06-09-2014]

Hagar the Horrible: I don't get no respect

A blog page that contains a comic strip from Hagar the Horrible where Hagar's negative concord is stigmatized.

Posted by Kara Becker on September 16, 2013

Tags:
Standard Language Ideology;
Stigma;
Negative Concord

Hawaiian Pidgin English

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Example of Hawaiian Pidgin English.