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19th century acquired acrolectal African Creoles Amerindians Angola areas arrived basilectal Berbice Bhojpuri Bickerton Bush Negroes cent clause co-occurrence colonies continuum Creole-English Creole-speaking Creolese Dalton Demerara developed dialects distinct Dutch Dutch Creole early economic elite English-influenced Essequibo estates Europeans example existence fact factors froa fron function gangs Goslinga Guyana Guyanese Creole habitual/iterative Haitian Creole iables identity immigrants indentured labourers India Company Indians individual influence Jamaican Creole Labov language behaviour language planning language situation language varieties lingua franca linguistic linguistic variables lish marker noun occur OPPn period plantations planters population Portugese position pronoun refers resident restrictions result rhich rith rule rural Africans sane selection settlements Slave Coast slot social Somali speakers speech community SPPn standard English Tagmemics Tok Pisin trade uage urban v:ere v:ith v:ould variants verb