By Jürg R. Schwyter
Bernard Shaw and A. Lloyd James, quickly found that standardization and law of spoken language is intensely hard and hugely controversial.
The first chapters describe the linguistic facets of its paintings, quite after it had taken at the function of standardizing spoken English, a job well past its mandate and the BBC constitution. The 3rd and fourth chapters examine the demanding situations the Committee encountered in assuming their prescriptive function, the structural drawback which ensued, and the adjustments to linguistic rules which then undefined. bankruptcy five and six rfile the ultimate years of the Committee, discover the explanations for its
failure in its position as dad or mum of 'properly' spoken English, and view the legacy of the Committee in contemporary broadcasting. The e-book will entice linguists and historians often, in particular these attracted to the English language and language policy.