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On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 8:13 AM, Sai Emrys <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I think this raises an interesting question though: to what degree to
> people in a contact pidgin explicitly think about what they're doing?
> All the descriptions I've read take a fairly black-box approach to it,
> and make it seem almost unconscious. But presumably at least some of

Have any pidgins or creoles developed recently enough that linguists
could watch it happening?

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Jim Henry
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