Paper: Beefmoves: Dissemination, Diversity, and Dynamics of English Borrowings in a German Hip Hop Forum

ACL ID P12-2027
Title Beefmoves: Dissemination, Diversity, and Dynamics of English Borrowings in a German Hip Hop Forum
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Short Paper
Year 2012
Authors

We investigate how novel English-derived words (anglicisms) are used in a German- language Internet hip hop forum, and what factors contribute to their uptake.