Multicultural London English
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Multicultural London English (abbreviated MLE) is a multiethnolect that emerged in the late 20th century.
- Cheshire, Jenny, Paul Kerswill, Sue Fox & Eivind Torgersen. 2008. Ethnicity, Friendship Network and Social Practices as the Motor of Dialect Change: Linguistic Innovation in London. Sociolinguistica, 22: 1–23.
- Cheshire, Jenny and Sue Fox. 2009. Was/were Variation: a Perspective from London. Language Variation and Change, 21: 1–23.
- Cheshire, Jenny, Paul Kerswill, Sue Fox & Eivind Torgersen. 2011. Contact, the Feature Pool and the Speech Community: The emergence of Multicultural London English. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 15/2: 151–196.
- Kerswill, Paul and Eivind Torgersen and Sue Fox. 2008. Reversing “Drift” : Innovation and Diffusion in the London Diphthong System. Language Variation and Change, 20/3: 451-491.