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Ronald R. ButtersRonald R. Butters  
Professor Emeritus

Office Location: 314 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-6561
Email Address: RonButters@mac.com
Web Page: http://trademarklinguistics.com/

Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. "How Not to Strike it Rich: Semantics, Pragmatics, and Semiotics of A Massachusetts Lottery Ticket." Applied Linguistics  (2004)  [abs] [author's comments]
  2. Butters, RR. "Chance as Cause of Language Variation and Change." Journal of English Linguistics  (2001)  [author's comments]
  3. 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] [author's comments]
  4. "“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. Ed. Peg Griffin, Joy Peyton, Walt Wolfram, and Ralph Fasold. Hampton, 2000.
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See also my forensic linguistic web site and publications at http://trademarklinguistics.com/ (click on "search" immediately above)

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