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Speech Play as Language Structure
Implications for Socio Linguistics
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Abrahams acquisition adult verbal art akoopina Aluku ambiguity American Folklore American Folklore Society analysis Beckett behavior bibliography BRIAN SUTTON-SMITH brothers-in-law Chamula child language children's speech play classification complex consonant cluster context Creole cultural Cuna play language discussion Dundes English example Folklore Society French French Creole gematria genres gnomic expressions Gossen homonyms humor Hymes important involves Javanese Javanese play language joking relationships Journal of American Kirshenblatt-Gimblett language structure lexemes linguistic literature lore male meaning metaphor mnemonic narrative Ndjuka nonsense nursery rhymes obscene older Opie and Opie phonological play languages Press proverbs puns reference relations response riddles ritual role rules Saramaccan Saramaka semantic sequence Sherzer social sociolinguistic song sound speakers speech play forms Sranan studies suggests Sutton-Smith syllable syntactic syntagmatic tion traditional truly frivolous talk University verbal dueling verse vowel Vygotsky Wolfenstein wordplay York younger Zinacanteco