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1 Introducing English Grammar, second edition, published by Hodder Education © K. Börjars and K. Burridge 1 ANSWERS TO EXERCISES: CHAPTER TEN 1. Economy registers You could choose any of the many different types of economy register. Here is just a handful: (1) Knitting pattern for a Crochet jacket (from knittingpatterncentral.com) Back: Ch 168 (192) with larger hook and work Pattern 1. When 13 (14) vertical repeats (of rows 3 through 7) have been worked (the work measures approx. 43 (46) cm [16-7/8" (18-1/8")] – shape armholes by working over only the center 10 (12) horizontal repeats. Then, when 21 (22) vertical repeats have been worked (the work measures approx. 69 (73) cm [27-1/8" (28.75")] – shape shoulders by working over only 3 (4) horizontal repeats at each side – the center 4 repeats are for the neck opening. Now 22 (23) vertical repeats have been worked and the work measures approx. 72 (76) cm [28.25" (29-7/8")]. (2) Email messages ?#*! have I got news for you!!!!!! And I LIKE the . .. ummm. .. “novelty” of this approach :-) (3) Poem by Wordsworth – Composed Upon Westminster Bridge (original and text message version) Earth has not anything to shew erth nt a thng so brill more fair: Dull would he be of soul who hes dul v soul pssng by could pass by A sight so touching in its majesty. sght of mjstic tch. (4) Winespeak (reviewer Patrick Sloane describes an outstanding Australian Pinot Noir) Purple/red. An alluring nose with coffee and chocolate combined with wild berries and forest floor aromas. Fresh and clean with fleshy fruit, ripe summer berries and cacao bean flavours. Silky smooth and sensuous, this is a wine for seduction, as a symphony of taste sensations saturate the palate. Seamless and integrated, there is a continuity of flavour that lasts from first sip until last drop. Wine so sexy they should attach a birth control warning to the back of the bottle! (5) Advertisingspeak: Beer and BBQ new bigger flavour. Add your own personality. Plain delicious. Salad New Sara Lee rich and creamy light Ice Cream. Deliciously simple A number of these examples are the fallout of new media. Indeed, for this exercise you could choose among many different varieties of e-communication (or ‘Netspeak’, as
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2 Introducing English Grammar, second edition, published by Hodder Education © K. Börjars and K. Burridge 2 David Crystal describes it); all typically involve simplification strategies of some kind: emails, blogs, the written chat of chat rooms and discussion groups, texting (or SMS language), tweets. Many of these varieties have introduced new brevity conventions that go well beyond the usual forms of abbreviation and ellipsis, some of them quite ingenious. In the case of texting, we find the typical reduction manoeuvres of other economy
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