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Publications of Ronald R. Butters    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Butters, RR. Trademarks as Linguistic Objects. in progress. 2007 pages pp.
  2. Miller, M. Dynamics of a Sociolinguistic System: English Plural Formation in Augusta, Georgia. Edited by Butters, RR; W Kretzschmar, J; Rice, C. SAGE Publications, 1999.
  3. Butters, RR. The Death of Black English: Divergence and Convergence in White and Black Vernaculars. Peter Lang, Bamberger Beitrage zur Englischen Sprachwissenschaft, 25, 1989.

Articles & Book Chapters

  1. Fields, B; Page, K. "Preface."   vol. 2015-June (January, 2015.).
  2. Butters, RR. "The Language of Bribery Cases." International Journal of Speech Language and the Law  vol. 22 no. 1 (January, 2015.): 127-132. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  3. Butters, RR. "TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING WOULD BE WONDERFUL." American Speech  vol. 90 no. 1 (January, 2015.): 106-117. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  4. Kruck, WE. "Looking for Dr. Condom." Publication of the American Dialect Society, No. 66; South Atlantic Quarterly  (April, 2014.): 348-348.
  5. Baron, D. "Grammar and Good Taste." Yale Up, 1982; South Atlantic Quarterly  (April, 2014.): 471-72.
  6. Butters, RR. "Language, Meaning and the Law by Chris Hutton." Journal of Sociolinguistics  vol. 15 no. 4 (September, 2011.): 532-537. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. Butters, RR. "Forensic Linguistics." Journal of English Linguistics  vol. 39 no. 2 (June, 2011.): 196-202. [doi]
  8. Butters, RR. "The Forensic Linguist’s Professional Credentials." International Journal of Speech Language and the Law  vol. 16 no. 2 (April, 2010.). [doi]
  9. Butters, RR. "ROGER W. SHUY, Linguistics in the courtroom: A practical guide." Language in Society  vol. 37 no. 02 (April, 2008.): 300-304. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. Butters, RR. "Language in the USA: Themes for the twenty-first century." Language  vol. 83 no. 4 (December, 2007.): 883-886. [Gateway.cgi]
  11. Butters, RR. "How not to strike it rich: Semantics, pragmatics, and semiotics of a Massachusetts lottery game card." Applied Linguistics  vol. 25 no. 4 (December, 2004.): 466-490. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  12. "How Not to Strike it Rich: Semantics, Pragmatics, and Semiotics of A Massachusetts Lottery Ticket." Applied Linguistics  (2004.).  [abs]
  13. Butters, RR. "Focusing and Diffusion." Sociolinguistics/Soziolinguiswtik: An International Handbook of the Science of Language and Society, vol. 2.. Edited by Ammon, U; Dittmar, N; Mattheier, K; Trudgill, P. 2d (Winter, 2004.).
  14. "Preface." Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology. Edited by Dennis Preston and Daniel Long.  vol. 2 (2002.): xv-xvi.
  15. Butters, RR. "’We didn’t realize that lite beer was supposed to suck!’: The Putative Vulgarity of X sucks in American English." Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America  ( 2001.).  [abs]
  16. Butters, RR. "Chance as Cause of Language Variation and Change." Journal of English Linguistics  ( 2001.).
  17. Butters, RR; Fishman, JA. "Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity." Language  vol. 76 no. 4 (December, 2000.): 921-921. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  18. Butters, RR. "Authority in Language: Investigating Standard English." American Literature  vol. 72 no. 3 (September, 2000.): 668-669. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  19. BUTTERS, RR. "THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF AMERICAN ENGLISH: TWO CHALLENGES." American Speech  vol. 75 no. 3 (September, 2000.): 283-285. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  20. "“What Is About to Take Place Is a Murder": Construing the Racist Subtext in a Small-Town Virginia Courtroom." Language in Action: New Studies of Language and Society. Edited by Peg Griffin, Joy Peyton, Walt Wolfram, and Ralph Fasold.  (2000.).
  21. Butters, RR. "Grammar." History of American English. Edited by Algeo, J.  vol. 6 ( 2000.).
  22. Butters, RR. "Conversational Anomalies in Eliciting Danger-of-Death Narratives." Southern Journal of Linguistics  vol. 24 no. 1 ( 2000.): 69-81. (Revision of a paper read at the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics LXII, Spring Meeting, Oxford Mississippi, 4-6 Apr. 2000)
  23. Butters, RR. "The ’Real’ Meaning of millennium." American Speech  vol. 75 ( 2000.): 111-2.
  24. Butters, RR. "Semantic and Pragmatic Variability in Medical Research Terms: Implications for Obtaining Meaningful Informed Consent." American Speech  vol. 75 ( 2000.): 149-68. (J. Sugarman and L. Kaplan, 2d and 3d authors)
  25. Butters, RR. ""What Is About to Take Place Is a Murder": Construing the Racist Subtext in a Small-Town Virginia Courtroom." Language in Action: New Studies of Language and Society. Edited by Griffin, P; Peyton, J; Wolfram, W; Fasold, R.  ( 2000.): 373-99. (Essays in Honor of Roger Shuy)
  26. Butters, RR. "Two Notes: The Origin of jaywalking; The Pronunciation of Foreign Loanwords in English." Comments on Etymology  ( 2000.): 20-21.
  27. Butters, RR. "“What Is About to Take Place Is a Murder": Construing the Racist Subtext in a Small-Town Virginia Courtroom." . Edited by Griffin, P; Peyton, J; Wolfram, W; Fasold, R.  ( 2000.).
  28. Butters, RR. "What Did Cary Grant Know About ’Going Gay’ and When Did He Know It?: On the Development of the Popular Term gay ’Homosexual’." Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America  vol. 19 ( 1998.): 188-204. (Revision of a paper read at The Dictionary Society of North America. Cleveland, Ohio, 22 July 1995; read also at The Third Lavender Languages and Linguistics Conference, The American University, Washington, DC, 15-17 Sept. 1995; also an invited lecture for the Dept. of Linguistics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 28 Sept. 1995)
  29. Butters, RR. "Dialectology and Sociolinguistic Theory." Issues and Methods in Dialectology  ( 1997.): 1-13. (Selected Papers from the Ninth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, Bangor, Wales, 31 July 1996; invited plenary lecture)
  30. Butters, RR. "Auntie(-man)/tanti in the Caribbean and North America." Language Variety in the South Revisited. Edited by Bernstein, C; Nunnally, T; Sabino, R.  ( 1997.): 261-65. (Revision of a paper read at the Conference on Language and Variation in the South, Auburn University, Apr. 1993; invited paper)
  31. Butters, RR. "Review of The Origin of American Black English: Be-forms in the HOODOO Texts by Traute Ewers." Language  vol. 74 ( 1996.): 384-384.
  32. Butters, RR. "The Divergence Controversy Revisited." National Language Institutes Around the World-Diversity in Language Issues. Proceedings of the First International Symposium, The National Language Research Institute of Japan (invited paper), 20-21 Jan. 1994  ( 1996.): 118-34.
  33. Butters, RR. "Historical and Contemporary Distribution of Double Modals in English." FOCUS ON: The United States. Varieties of English Around the World. Edited by Editor, MGG; Schneider, VEBE.  ( 1996.): 265-88. (Barbara Fennell, first author)
  34. Butters, RR. "Free Speech and Academic Freedom." The Academic's Handbook. Edited by DeNeef, AL; Goodwin, CD.  ( 1995.): 81-90.
  35. Butters, R,. "Review of Language in the Judicial Process, 1990; and Roger W. Shuey, Language Crimes: The Use and Abuse of Language Evidence in the Courtroom, 1993." American Speech  vol. 68 ( 1993.): 109-12.
  36. Butters, RR. "Current Issues in Variation Theory." Verhandlungen des Internationalen Dialektologenkongresses Bamberg 1990, Proceedings of the First International Congress of Dialectologists/Seventh International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, Bamberg, Germany 29 July-4 Aug. 1990. Edited by Viereck, W.  ( 1993.): 3-36. (invited plenary lecture. 31 July)
  37. Henry Lewis Gates, J; Butters, R,. "The Signifying Monkey, 1988." The Secol Review  vol. 16 ( 1992.): 204-7.
  38. Leeds, B; Butters, R,. "Fairy Tale Rap: "Jack and the Beanstalk" and Other Stories." 1990; American Speech  vol. 66 ( 1991.): 104-104.
  39. Preston, D; Butters, R,. "Perceptual Dialectology, Foris, 1989." Language in Society  vol. 20 ( 1991.): 294-99.
  40. Butters, RR. "Whose Language Is It, Anyway? It Belongs to Thee." The Winter's Tale: An Interstate Adventure  ( 1991.): 5-5.
  41. Butters, RR. "More on short end of the stick." American Speech  vol. 66 ( 1991.): 336-336.
  42. Butters, RR. "Multiple Modals in United States Black English: Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects." Verb Phrase Patterns in Black English and Creole. Edited by Edwards, WF; Winford, D.  ( 1991.): 165-76. (revision of a paper read at the 16th Annual NWAVE Conference, Austin, TX, 1987)
  43. Butters, RR. "Highlighter: A Legally Generic Name?." American Speech  vol. 65 ( 1990.): 340-340.
  44. Butters, RR. "Proactive: A New Meaning?." American Speech  vol. 65 ( 1990.): 274-274.
  45. "Foreword." South Atlantic QuarterlyDisplacing Homophobia. Edited by Ron Butters, John Clum, and Michael Moon.  vol. 88 (Winter, 1989.): 1-5.
  46. Brasch, WM. "Black English and the Mass Media." U of Massachusetts P, 1981; South Atlantic Quarterly  ( 1989.): 106-7.
  47. BUTTERS, RR. "CIS-ATLANTIC HAVE-DONE." American Speech  vol. 64 no. 1 ( 1989.): 96-96. [Gateway.cgi]
  48. Kabakchi, VV; Butters, RR. "Are Permafrost and Vernalization Loan Translations from Russian?." American Speech  vol. 64 no. 3 ( 1989.): 287-287. (Viktor V. Kabakchi, first author) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  49. Dynes, W; Butters, R,. "Homolexis." Gay Academic Union, 1985; American Speech  vol. 63 ( 1988.): 175-76.
  50. Butters, RR. "The Historical Present as Evidence of Black/White Convergence/Divergence." Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology, Bangor, Wales, 1987. Edited by Thomas, AR.  ( 1988.): 637-49.
  51. Butters, RR. "Lesson." Collective Wisdom: A Sourcebook of Lessons for Writing Teachers. Edited by Stang, SJ; Wittenberg, R.  ( 1988.): 348-49.
  52. Butters, RR. "The Problem of Special-Admission Undergraduates." The Academic's Handbook. Edited by DeNeef, AL; Goodwin, CD; McCrate, ES.  ( 1988.): 166-71. (Reprinted in The Academic's Handbook, 2nd ed. Ed. by A. Leigh DeNeef and Craufurd D. Goodwin [Duke UP, 1995], 211-15 [Christopher Kennedy, 2nd author])
  53. Kato, K; Butters, RR. "American Instances of Propredicate Do." Journal of English Linguistics  vol. 20 no. 2 (October, 1987.): 212-216. (Kazuo Kato, first author) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  54. Butters, RR. "Verbal -s as Past-Time Indication in Various Narratives." Papers From the Seventh Annual Spring Linguistic Colloquium, Linguistic Circle of the University of North Carolina  (March, 1987.): 9-18.
  55. Edwards, V; Butters, R,. "Language in a Black Community, Multilingual Matters, 1986." Language Problems and Language Planning  vol. 11 ( 1987.).
  56. Pepicello, WJ; Green, TA. "The Language of Riddles: New Perspectives." Ohio State Up, 1984; International Journal of the Sociology of Language  vol. 65 ( 1987.): 112-15.
  57. Newbrook, M; Butters, R,. "Sociolinguistic Reflexes of Dialect Interference in West Wirral, Lang, 1986." English World Wide  vol. 8 ( 1987.): 304-7.
  58. Butters, RR. "Linguistic Convergence in a North Carolina Community." Variation in Language: Nwav Xv at Stanford Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation. Edited by al, KMDE.  ( 1987.): 52-60.
  59. Butters, RR. "Query: Crash space." American Speech  vol. 62 no. 3 ( 1987.): 241-241.
  60. Butters, RR. "For the Nonce." American Speech  vol. 62 no. 2 ( 1987.): 176-77. (Cynthia Y. Krueger, first author)
  61. Butters, RR. "Old Curiosity Shop." American Speech  vol. 60 no. 2 ( 1987.): 184-184. (on wake 'hold a wake for' as transitive verb)
  62. Butters, RR. "Thomas Wolfe’s ’Esymplastic’ Power." American Speech  vol. 62 no. 1 ( 1987.): 83-84.
  63. BUTTERS, RR. "MORE ON SINGULAR YALL." American Speech  vol. 62 no. 2 ( 1987.): 191-192. (Stewart Campbell Aycock, 2d author) [Gateway.cgi]
  64. BUTTERS, RR. "MEDIA WATCH - SUBREPTION OF PRONOUNS." American Speech  vol. 62 no. 2 ( 1987.): 190-191. [Gateway.cgi]
  65. Urdang, L; al, E; Butters, R,. "-Ologies and -Isms." 3rd Ed., Gale Research, 1986; American Speech  vol. 61 ( 1986.): 280-280.
  66. Brooks, C; Butters, R,. "The Language of the American South." U of Georgia P, 1985; South Atlantic Review  ( 1986.): 183-85.
  67. Butters, RR. "Levels of Usage." chapter 11b of The Heath Handbook, 11th edition  ( 1986.): 118-23. (Revision of 10th edition, chapter 8d)
  68. Butters, RR. "The English of Blacks in Wilmington, N.C.." Language Variation in the South: Perspectives in Black and White. Edited by Montgomery, M; Bailey, GM.  ( 1986.): 255-64. (Ruth M. Nix, 2nd author; read in Columbia, SC, 1981; invited conference paper)
  69. Butters, RR. "Existential and Causative have . . . to." American Speech  vol. 61 no. 2 ( 1986.): 184-90. ([Kristin Stettler, 2nd author] First read as a paper at the 14th Annual NWAVE Conference, Georgetown University, 1985)
  70. Butters, RR. "Query: Sorry ’excuse me’." American Speech  vol. 61 no. 1 ( 1986.): 60-60.
  71. BUTTERS, RR. "THE TREATMENT OF SOUNDS IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE - CHAPMAN,R." South Atlantic Quarterly  vol. 85 no. 2 ( 1986.): 208-209. [Gateway.cgi]
  72. Sugarman, J; Butters, RR. "Understanding the patient: medical words the doctor may not know.." North Carolina Medical Journal  vol. 46 no. 7 (July, 1985.): 415-417. (Jeremy Sugarman, first author) [Gateway.cgi]
  73. Viereck, W; Schneider, EW; Gorlach, M. "A Bibliography of Writings on Varieties of English." John Benjamins, 1984; American Speech  vol. 60 (Spring, 1985.): 88-88.
  74. Butters, RR. "Review Essay: Current Trends in Variation Theory." Language Problems and Language Planning  (Fall, 1985.): 215-27.
  75. Butters, RR. "More Medical Words the Doctor May Not Know." North Carolina Medical Journal  ( 1985.): 384-384. (Jeremy Sugarman, first author)
  76. Butters, RR. "More on Irony Versus Sarcasm." The Metaphor Research Newsletter  vol. 4 no. 2 ( 1985.): 4-7.
  77. Butters, RR. "Old Curiosity Shop." American Speech  vol. 60 no. 3 ( 1985.): 249-249. (on There you go! as an affirmative interjection)
  78. Butters, RR. "When is English 'Black English Vernacular'?." Journal of English Linguistics  vol. 17 no. 1 (March, 1984.): 29-36. (First read as a paper at the Tenth Annual NWAVE Conference, Philadelphia, 1981) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  79. Butters, RR. "-Ologies and -ologists." American Speech  vol. 59 no. 3 ( 1984.): 266-67. (Stewart Campbell Aycock, 2nd author)
  80. Butters, RR. "Three Traps that Prevent One From Thinking Straight." How to Think Straight Series, Office of the President, Duke University  ( 1984.).
  81. Butters, RR. "Sunbelt English." The New York Times Magazine  (August, 1983.): 11-12.
  82. Lakoff, G; Johnson, M. "Metaphors We Live By." U of Chicago P, 1980; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Winter, 1983.): 128-29.
  83. Fiengo, R; Butters, R,. "Surface Structure: The Interface of Autonomous Components." Harvard Up, 1980; American Speech  vol. 58 ( 1983.): 188-188.
  84. Koster, D; ed, ; Butters, R,. "American Literature and Language: A Guide to Information Sources." Gale Research Co., 1982; American Speech  vol. 58 ( 1983.): 188-188.
  85. Quinn, J; Butters, R,. "American Tongue and Cheek: A Populist Guide to Our Language." Pantheon, 1981; American Speech  vol. 58 ( 1983.): 60-60.
  86. Rawson, H; Butters, R,. "A Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk." Crown Publishers, 1981; American Speech  vol. 58 ( 1983.): 60-60.
  87. Bickerton, D. "Roots of Language." Karoma Press, 1981; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Fall, 1983.): 356-58.
  88. Butters, RR. "Talkin’ Like a Native." The Guide  ( 1983.): 21-21.
  89. Butters, RR. "-Ologies, -isms, and Dictionary Marking." The Guide  ( 1983.): 26-27. (Reprinted in the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, 12 Sept. 1983)
  90. Butters, RR. "Final Vowels in English." The Secol Review  vol. 7 no. 2 ( 1983.): 1-12.
  91. Butters, RR. "Syntactic Change in British English ’Propredicates’." Journal of English Linguistics  vol. 16 ( 1983.): 1-7.
  92. Butters, RR. "On Language." The New York Times Magazine  (July, 1982.).
  93. Spears, RA; Butters, R,. "Slang and Euphemism: A Dictionary." Jonathan David Publisher, 1981; Choice  ( 1982.): 55-56.
  94. Butters, RR. "Dialect at Work: Eudora Welty’s Artistic Purposes." Mississippi Folklore Register  vol. 16 no. 2 ( 1982.): 33-40.
  95. Butters, RR. "Quotative like." American Speech  vol. 57 no. 2 ( 1982.): 149-149.
  96. Butters, RR. "More on duck butter." American Speech  vol. 57 no. 2 ( 1982.): 107-107.
  97. Butters, RR. "Dropping the /h/ from who." American Speech  vol. 57 no. 2 ( 1982.): 43-43.
  98. Valdman, A; Highfield, A; Butters, R,. "Theoretical Orientations in Creole Studies." Academic Press, 1980; Choice  ( 1981.): 159-159.
  99. Feagin, C; Butters, R,. "Variation and Change in Alabama English." Georgetown Up, 1979; Language  vol. 57 ( 1981.): 735-38.
  100. Hughes, A; Trudgill, P; Butters, R,. "English Accents and Dialects." University Park Press, 1979; American Speech  vol. 56 ( 1981.): 234-36.
  101. Raven I McDavid, J. "Dialects in Culture." , Ed. by William A. Kretzschmar, Jr., Et. Al., U of Alabama P, 1970; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Winter, 1981.): 113-15.
  102. Butters, RR. "Another Point of View." Faculty Newsletter, Duke University  vol. 2 no. 7 ( 1981.): 9-9.
  103. Butters, RR. "Do ’Conceptual Metaphors’ Really Exist?." The Secol Bulletin  vol. 5 no. 3 ( 1981.): 108-17. (First read as a paper at the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics meeting in Richmond, VA, 1981)
  104. Butters, RR. "A Comment on Sociolinguistics and Teaching Black-Dialect Writers." College English  vol. 43 no. 6 ( 1981.): 633-36.
  105. Pyles, T; Butters, R,. "Selected Essays on English Usage." Ed. by John Algeo, U of Florida P, 1970; South Atlantic Quarterly  ( 1980.): 460-61.
  106. Ortony, A; ed, ; Butters, R,. "Metaphor and Thought." Cambridge Up, 1979; Choice  ( 1980.): 96-96.
  107. McCawley, JD; Butters, R,. "Adverbs, Vowels, and Other Objects of Wonder." U of Chicago P, 1979; Choice  ( 1980.): 138-138.
  108. Ricoeur, P; Butters, R,. "The Rule of Metaphor, tr. by Robert Czerny U of Toronto P, 1977; and Samuel R. Levin, The Semantics of Metaphor, Johns Hopkins P, 1977." Journal of Linguistics  ( 1980.): 263-69.
  109. Butters, RR. "Remedial English, Social Dialects, and the Academically ’Elite’ University." Duke University Academic Skills Center Working Papers  ( 1980.).
  110. Butters, RR. "Narrative Go 'Say'." American Speech  vol. 55 no. 4 ( 1980.): 304-304. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  111. Burkett, EM; Butters, R,. "American English Dialects in Literature." The Scarecrow Press, 1978; Choice  ( 1979.): 53-53.
  112. Wolfram, W; Christian, D; Butters, R,. "Appalachian Speech,." Center for Applied Linguistics, 1978; Language  vol. 55 ( 1979.): 460-63.
  113. Raymond, JC; Russell, IW; Butters, R,. "James B. McMillan, Essays in Linguistics by his Friends." U of Alabama P, 1978; Choice  ( 1978.): 684-684.
  114. Brandes, PD; Brewer, J; Butters, R,. "Dialect Clash in English: Issues and Answers." The Scarecrow Press, 1977; Choice  (December, 1977.): 1354-1354.
  115. Wardhaugh, R; Brown, HD; Butters, R,. "A Survey of Applied Linguistics." U of Michigan P, 1978; Choice  (June, 1977.): 527-527.
  116. Dillard, JL; Butters, R,. "American Talk: Where Our Words Came From." Random House, 1976; Choice  (May, 1977.): 364-364.
  117. Reed, CE; Butters, R,. "Dialects of American English." 2nd Ed., U of Massachusetts P, 1977; Choice  ( 1977.): 1354-1354.
  118. Butters, RR. "Why Teach Modern Grammar?." Questions English Teachers Ask. Edited by Shuman, RB.  ( 1977.): 143-54.
  119. Bailey, C-J; Butters, R,. "Variation and Linguistic Theory." Center for Applied Linguistics, 1973; Language Sciences  (April, 1976.): 32-35.
  120. Hewes, GW; Butters, R,. "Language Origins: A Bibliography." Mouton, 1975; Choice  ( 1976.): 204-204.
  121. Butters, RR. "The Basics in Grammar." Arizona English Bulletin  vol. 18 no. 2 ( 1976.): 42-44.
  122. Butters, RR. "More on Indirect Questions." American Speech  vol. 51 no. 1/2 ( 1976.): 57-57. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  123. Liles, BL; Butters, R,. "An Introduction to Linguistics." Prentice Hall, 1975, Choice  (October, 1975.).
  124. Wakelin, MF; Butters, R,. "English Dialects." Humanities Press, 1972; Choice  ( 1975.): 1862-1862.
  125. Butters, RR. "Variability in Indirect Questions." American Speech  vol. 49 no. 3-4 ( 1974.): 230-34.
  126. Turner, PR; ed, ; Butters, R,. "Bilingualism in the Southwest." U of Arizona P, 1973; Choice  ( 1973.): 1434-1434.
  127. Palmer, LR; Butters, R,. "Descriptive and Comparative Linguistics: A Critical Introduction." Crane, Russak and Co., 1971; Choice  ( 1973.): 654-654.
  128. Butters, RR. "A Survey of Linguistic Science, Univ. of Maryland Linguistics Program, 1971; and Linguistics in the 1970’s, Center for Applied Linguistics, 1971." American Speech. Edited by Dingwall, WO.  vol. 45 ( 1973.): 122-29.
  129. Butters, RR. "Black English -Z: Some Theoretical Implications." American Speech  vol. 48 no. 1-2 ( 1973.): 37-45. (Revision of paper read at the Linguistic Society of America Winter Meeting in St. Louis, MO, 1971)
  130. Butters, RR. "Acceptability Judgments for Double Modals in Southern Dialects." New Ways of Analyzing Variation in English. Edited by Bailey, C-JN; Shuy, RW.  ( 1973.): 276-86. (Papers from the First Annual NWAVE Conference)
  131. Butters, RR. "Results of Questionnaire [Concerning Variation Theory]." Lectological Newsletter  vol. 1 ( 1972.): 1-11. (with Derek Bickerton, Henrietta Cedergren, David Sankoff, Gillian Sankoff, Charles-James N. Bailey, & Ralph Fasold)
  132. Butters, RR. "Competence, Performance, and Variable Rules." Language Sciences  vol. 20 ( 1972.): 29-32.
  133. Butters, RR. "A Linguistic View of Negro Intelligence." The Clearing House  vol. 46 no. 5 ( 1972.): 259-63. (Reprinted in Current Readings in Urban Education., Ed. by Richard R. Heidenreich (Arlington VA: College Readings, Inc., 1972), 223-27)
  134. Lyons, J; Butters, R,. "Noam Chomsky." The Viking Press, 1970; Richmond Times Dispatch  ( 1971.).
  135. Butters, RR. "Dialect Variants and Linguistic Deviance." Foundations of Language  vol. 7 no. 2 ( 1971.): 239-54.
  136. Butters, RR. "On the Notion ’Rule of Grammar’ in Dialectology." Papers From the Seventh Regional Meeting Chicago, Linguistic Society, Apr. 16 18, 1971(Chicago: Chicago Linguistics Society)  ( 1971.): 307-15.
  137. "On the Interpretation of ’Deviant Utterance’." Journal of Linguistics  vol. 6 no. 1 ( 1970.): 105-10.
  138. Leroy, M. "Main Trends in Modern Linguistics." U of California P, 1967; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Summer, 1969.): 569-70.
  139. Butters, RR. "Report of the Twenty-Second Annual Round Table Meeting on Linguistics and Language Studies." American Speech. Edited by Brien, RJO; 1971, GUP.  vol. 41 ( 1969.): 287-92.
  140. Butters, RR. "Lexical Selection and Linguistic Deviance." Papers in Linguistics  vol. 1 no. 1 ( 1969.): 170-81. (Revision of paper read at the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics meeting in Gainesville, FL, 1969)

Book Reviews

  1. Max Travers and John F. Manzo, eds.. "Law in Action: Ethnomethodological and Conversation Analytic Approaches to Law." (Socio-Legal Studies Series), Aldershot, Hants, England and Brookfield, Vermont, USA: Dartmouth/Ashgate, 1997, Forensic Linguistics: The International Journal of Speech, Language, and the Law  vol. 7 ( 2000.): 262-66.
  2. Joseph E. Holloway and Winifred K. Vass. "The African Heritage of American English." 1993; Anthropological Linguistics  vol. 36 ( 1994.): 274.
  3. Raymond Chapman. "The Treatment of Sounds in Language and Literature." Blackwell, 1984; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Spring 1986.): 208-9.
  4. Dennis Baron. "Grammar and Good Taste." Yale UP, 1982; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Autumn 1984.): 471-72.
  5. Walter M. Brasch. "Black English and the Mass Media." U of Massachusetts P, 1981; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Winter 1983.): 106-7.
  6. Wm. E. Kruck. "Looking for Dr. Condom." Publication of the American Dialect Society, no. 66; South Atlantic Quarterly  (Summer 1983.): 348.

Other

  1. Butters, RR; Clum, J; Moon, M. "Displacing Homophobia: Gay Male Perspectives in Literature and Culture."   ( 1989.). (Reprinting, with modifications of SAQ 88.1 [1989]; this book won the 1989 Conference of Editors of Learned Journals Best Special Issue Award)
  2. Butters, RR. "Composition Guide, Duke University."   ( 1983.). (15 pp., 2d ed. Aug. 1984; 3d ed. Aug. 1985; 4th ed. 1986 [with George D. Gopen], 29 pp.; eds. 5-12 appeared as Guidelines for Composition [with George D. Gopen], 1987-94, 32 pp)
  3. Butters, RR. "Stylesheet for Writing."   ( 1982.). (8 pp. Xeroxed)

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