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More Than Mere Linguistics Tricks: The Socio-pragmatic Functions of Shona Nicknames Used by Shona-Speaking People in Harare
(University of Zimbabwe, 2004)
The article demonstrate how urban Shona- speakers often use nicknames as linguistics resources to perform a variety of social functions in everyday informal interactions. The intention of this article is twofold: to ...
Street Remarks, Address Rights and the Urban Female: Socio-linguistics Politics of Gender in Harare
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2000)
This article explores and describes the socio-linguistics and cultural features of street remarks that take place between unaquainted people in the streets of Harare. Concern here is the male-to-female remarks. It seems ...
Managing 'Face' In Urban Public Transport: Polite Request Strategies in Commuter Omnibus Discourse in Harare
(University of Zimbabwe Publications, 2001)
This article examine the request strategies in commuter discourse invlovling the bus crew(conductors, touts and drivers) and passengers in Harare. The present study consider requests in commuter transport as face threatening ...