English Usage

Prescription and Description

Pam Peters*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of English Linguistics
EditorsBas Aarts, April McMahon
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherBlackwell Publishing
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)1405113820, 9781405113823
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2008


  • Dynamics
  • English usage
  • Language
  • Pronunciation
  • Research

Cite this

Peters, P. (2008). English Usage: Prescription and Description. In B. Aarts, & A. McMahon (Eds.), The Handbook of English Linguistics (pp. 759-780). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470753002.ch32