Table of contents for Phraseology and culture in English / edited by Paul Skandera.

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Paul Skandera ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.. 
Developments in the study of formulaic
language since 1970: A personal view
Andrew Pawley ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿. 1
Focus on particular lexemes
Reasonably well: Natural Semantic Metalanguage as a tool
for the study of phraseology and its cultural underpinnings
Anna Wierzbicka ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..¿¿¿¿¿ 44
Australian perceptions of the weekend:
Evidence from collocations and elsewhere
Bert Peeters ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..¿¿¿¿¿ 74
Enjoy!: The (phraseological) culture of having fun
Monika Bednarek and Wolfram Bublitz ¿...¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 103
Hot, heiss, and gorjachij: A case study of
collocations in English, German, and Russian
Doris Schönefeld ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..¿¿¿¿¿¿ 130
vi Contents
Focus on types of idioms
Collections of proverbs and proverb dictionaries: Some historical
observarions on what¿s in them and what¿s not (with a note on
current ¿genered¿ proverbs)
Charles Clay Doyle¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..¿¿¿¿¿ 172
Yankee wisdom: American proverbs
and the worldview of New England
Wolfgang Mieder ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 195
Similes and other evaluative idioms in Australian English
Pam Peters ¿¿..¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 226
Definitely maybe: Modality clusters and politeness in spoken discourse
Svenja Adolphs ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 248
Focus on use-related varieties: Registers
Lexical developments in greenspeaking
Melina Magdalena and Peter Mühlhäusler ¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿ 264
The phraseology of tourism: A central
lexical field and its cultural construction
Andrea Gerbig and Angela Shek ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿ 292
Idiomaticity in a cultural and activity type perspective: The conventionalization
of routine phrases in answering-machine messages
Karin Aijmer ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 312
Focus on user-related varieties: Dialects and ethnolects
Greeting as an act of identity in Tristan da Cunha English:
From individual to social significance?
Daniel Schreier ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ 339
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Multiword units in Aboriginal English:
Australian cutural expression in an adopted language
Ian G. Malcolm and Farzad Sharifian¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿ 361
Fixed expressions as manifestations of cultural conceptualizations:
Examples from African varieties of English
Hans-Georg Wolf and Frank Polzenhagen ¿¿¿..¿¿¿¿ 385
Varieties of English around the world:
Collocational and cultural profiles
Christian Mair ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿¿¿ 422
Phraseology and culture in English: Drawing the threads together
Penny Lee ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿¿¿ 455

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Social aspects -- English-speaking countries.
Language and culture -- English-speaking countries.
English language -- Variation.
Linguistic geography.
Group identity -- English-speaking countries.
English-speaking countries -- Civilization.