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‘I go SS; I go Vas‘ Student Pidgin: A Ghanaian Youth Language of Secondary and Tertiary Institutions
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‘I go SS I go Vas’1 Student Pidgin – A Ghanaian Youth Language of Secondary and Tertiary Institutions
Kari Dako, Richard Bonnie
This article is an appraisal of Student Pidgin2 (SP) as a Ghanaian Pidgin-sound-alike (Dako 2000:74) Youth Language that so far as we can ascertain was started in the high-prestige boys’ secondary schools in Cape Coast in the late 1960s to early 1970s by the ‘Accra boys’, the sons of the emerging urban professional and political middle class in Ghana’s capital.
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