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    • Epistemic modals and perfective have 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2005)
      Epistemic modals are used to convey judgments about the probability of an event (cf. Palmer 1990: 50f). In Present-Day New Zealand English, epistemic utterances that concern past events usually contain a ‘perfective’ ...
    • A feature-based account of pronoun case variation in English 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2008)
      Adger (2006) argues that morphosyntactic variability within the speech of an individual can be captured in an approach where competing variants have uninterpretable features that may be checked in the same syntactic ...
    • Licensing, blocking, and English pronoun case 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2005)
      This paper examines diachronic changes in the form-meaning mapping of English pronoun case forms. I propose that the increasing influence of surface position on pronoun case is a by-product of a shift in the licensing ...
    • ONZEminer - a digital tool for tracing the origins and development of New Zealand English 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2007)
    • Possessive 'have' and '(have) got' in New Zealand English 

      Quinn, H. (University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2004)
      This paper looks at the occurrence of possessive have and (have) got in the speech of New Zealanders born between 1857 and 1976.