The discovery of TH-fronting, or the use of [f] for /th/ in words such as think and tooth, as a feature in the speech of working class Glaswegian adolescents provoked both academic and general interest when it was reported in 1998.
|Title of host publication||The Power of Words|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays in Lexicography, Lexicology and Semantics: In Honour of Christian J. Kay|
|Editors||Christian Kay, Graham Caie, Carole Hough, Irene Wotherspoon|
|Number of pages||13|
|Publication status||Published - 20 Dec 2006|
- adolescents and vernacular
Stuart-Smith, J., & Timmins, C. (2006). 'Tell her to shut her moof': the role of the lexicon in TH-fronting in Glaswegian. In C. Kay, G. Caie, C. Hough, & I. Wotherspoon (Eds.), The Power of Words: Essays in Lexicography, Lexicology and Semantics: In Honour of Christian J. Kay (pp. 171-183)