To be completed by 11:59pm this Friday, 19 May. Covering materials from after the midterm. Of course, you can submit it as many times as you like before the deadline, and all the standard rules about not sharing answers apply here. Please don’t use ChatGPT or any other AI to generate any of your responses.

I. The Lexicon

Based on chapters 24 and 26 in Crystal (2010) and John McWhorter’s article on slang.

1. David Crystal cites an "old rhyme" that asserts "the chief use of slang / is to show you're one of the gang." According to Crystal, this means:(Required)
3. According to John McWhorter, "syndicating" was cited by Zora Neale Hurston as a phrase used in 1930s Black slang with the following meaning:(Required)
5. Etymology is chiefly concerned with:(Required)

II. Morphology & Syntax

Based on chapter 6 in Crystal (2010), chapter 4 in Language Files, and chapters 11 and 12 in Rickerson & Hilton (2007).

For example, if I had asked you to identify the morphemes in applesauce, as I did on a previous quiz, the correct answer would be “There are two morphemes in applesauce: apple and sauce.”
7. Which of the following words contains a bound root?(Required)
9. How many free morphemes are there in the word "astronaut"?(Required)

III. Language Change, Endangerment, & Revitalization

Based on chapters 4, 5, 7, and 49 in Rickerson & Hilton (2007) and chapters 20 and 21 in Crystal (2010).

12. Which of the following are part of the Indo-European language family?(Required)
Check all that apply.
14. David Crystal writes that "a language dies when the last person who speaks it dies." John McWhorter, on the other hand, says that Latin never really died. Why?(Required)

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