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Authors/Editors: Crystal, David
Title: Language and the Internet.
Year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Publication type: Book — monograph
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139164771
Language: English
Keyword(s): computer communication system ; discourse type ; internet
Annotation: This book on Internet language is organized into eight sections. It identifies five ‘‘Internet-using situations’’ that are expected to differ in the choice and frequency of all kinds of linguistic features: Email, synchronous chatgroups, asynchronous bulletin boards, newsgroups and mailing lists, virtual worlds, and the world-wide web.