Sociolinguistics 2.0

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Abstract

Seeing that Kraft’s idea to brand their new Vegemite cheese spread as iSnack 2.0 has just backfired badly on them, I’m not so sure about the wisdom of talking about Sociolinguistics 2.0 right now. But then a technology-based name for food was always going to be a long shot … what were they thinking?! I imagine they were thinking “gee, we are old and they are young and they are using digital media and social networking sites so let’s just tag along …” – which brings me to Sociolinguistics 2.0.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationLanguage on the move
PublisherLanguage on the move
Publication statusPublished - 12 Oct 2009

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Keywords

  • 200401 applied linguistics and educational linguistics
  • 200405 language in culture and society (sociolinguistics)

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