By C. Beedham

This quantity includes 37 papers chosen from the lawsuits of the XXXIst Annual assembly of the Societas Linguistica Europaea held on the collage of St Andrews, Scotland in 1998. the overall subject matter of the convention was once 'langue and parole in synchronic and diachronic perspective', a subject matter selected for its enduring significance and one that allowed audio system to mirror at the theoretical notions of langue and parole, to exploit them in an exact research or to provide fabric past those middle rules. The breadth of papers released the following and the eminence of a number of the individuals displays the fruitfulness of this strategy.

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