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, which forms a major part of disclaimers, often necessary to comprehend the full implications of the informa- tion disclosed in the report. Let us now examine a few typical instances of these four kinds of dis- ciplinary and professional discourses and see how these help writers construct and represent their individual disciplinary and professional identities (italics in all examples highlight specific areas of impor- tance). In the first example of accounting discourse, we see how Cer- tified Public Accountants provide procedural verification of the ac- counting

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: 126), the differentiation and the complementarities between men and women seem to be the ideological constants of the “normal order of things” (Cameron 2003: 461). In this ideological context, the meaning Just for fun mate: The construction of masculinity... 163 construction of heterosexuality is composed by the complementary concepts of femininity, namely the sexual attraction of women for men, not women, and of masculinity, namely the sexual attraction of men for women, not men (Cameron 2006: 461). As we will see in the analysis, the young men in our data

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that the implications of pubertal timing may be different for African American and Caucasian girls, and thus may pro- vide insight into the mechanisms through which puberty contributes to the gender difference in depressive symptoms that emerges during this time. [PSY34] (135) The most accepted theory is the one of retrograde menstruation, according to which during menstruation small pieces of endometrial tissue move backwards in the tube implanting themselves in the abdomen outside of the uterine cavity (2). [PSY39] (137) Therefore, upregulation of CaMKII? (or of

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.8% compared to 2000, with Africa, Latin America and the Middle East taking the lion’s share. 54 Alessandra Vicentini access the Internet yet, it has become a fact nowadays. Through the web, users/potential patients are now provided with all types of infor- mation and a full range of possible services from which to choose, with convenient times, treatments and costs; healthcare/medical prod- ucts and services (e.g. medications, drugs, diagnostic and genetic tests, etc.) are now directly available via the Internet, while beforehand their access and practice were

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-hoppers consider themselves not as rappers, but as MCs.19 They never try to imitate an American accent and stick to their adopted country, no matter if the artists are of Jamaican, Asian, or West African origin: “[…] when im gone” (sings Dizzee Rascal in Dream) “im always thinking about my home town, im from the LDN theres no forgetting that/and the big UK I stay reppin’ at.” In Table 2 I have listed some of the most relevant grammatical and phonological features I found in the grime lyrics which were the object of my analysis, along with a few slang words and idioms used by the

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survival. The relevant statistics show that it is definitely running the risk of disappearing. References Bhatia, Vijay K. 1993. Analysing Genre: Language Use in Professional Settings. London: Longman. Bhatia, Vijay K. 2004. Worlds of Written Discourse, London: Continuum. Fairclough, Norman 1993. Discourse and Social Change, Oxford: Blackwell. Garzone, Giuliana 2003. Arbitration Rules across Legal Cultures: An Intercultural Approach. In Bhatia, Vijay / Candlin, Christopher N. / Gotti, Maurizio (eds) Legal Discourse in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts. Bern

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by society and is perceived as use- ful by the business community, bilingualism holds the promise of increased income for the individual. Feinberg (2002: 200 referring to Fradd/Boswell 1999) reports that Hispanic bilinguals in the United States have higher earnings than English monolingual Hispanics in three diverse demographic groups “primarily Cuban with a high per- centage of recent immigrants (Miami, Florida), primarily US-born Mexican Americans (San Antonio, Texas), and primarily recent im- migrants from Caribbean, Central, and South American countries (Jersey

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instances) as in the following examples: (134) Taken together, these findings suggest that the implications of pubertal timing may be different for African American and Caucasian girls, and thus may provide insight into the mechanisms through which puberty contributes to the gender difference in depressive symptoms that emerges during this time. [PSY34] (135) The most accepted theory is the one of retrograde menstruation, according to which during menstruation small pieces of endometrial tissue move backwards in the tube implanting themselves in the abdomen

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–212. Androutsopoulos, Jannis, 2006: “Introduction. sociolinguistics and computer-mediated communication”. Journal of Sociolinguistics 10(4), 419–438. Appel, Christine / Gilabert, Roger, 2002: “Motivation and task performance in a task-based web-based tandem project”. ReCALL 14(1), 16–31. Aragon, Steven. R., 2003: “Creating social presence in online environments”. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education 100, 57–68. Arich-Gerz, Bruno, 2008: “e-Learning as collaborative effort”. In: Donnerstag, Jürgen / Volkmann, Laurenz (eds): Media and American Studies in the EFL

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, 19, 4, 329–358. Abraham, K., Maitland, A. & Bianchi, S. (2006). Nonresponse in the American time use survey: who is missing from the data and how much does it matter? Public Opinion Quarterly , 70, 5, 676–703. Abrahamsen, E. & Burke-Williams, D. (2004). Comprehension of idioms by children with learning disabilities: Metaphoric transparency and syntactic frozenness. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research , 33, 3, 203–215. Abrahamsen, E. & Shelton, K. (1989). Reading Comprehension in Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: Semantic and Syntactic Effects. Journal of