Instructions for authors
- Papers should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org as a .docx AND a .pdf attachment.
- By submitting authors acknowledge that their paper has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
- All copyright remains with the authors of the individual papers.
- Maximum length, including notes and references, is 7,500 words.
- A 200-word abstract summarising the content of the paper should be added after the title.
- The accompanying email message must include the author's full name and contact details, as well as a short biographical note.
Proposals for monographic issues are welcome. Contact the Editor.
The text should be: single-spaced; in Times New Roman 12-point font; with italics, rather than underlining, for emphasis; illustrations, figures, and tables within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
In the text, references should be given as follows:
- This is a controversial aspect in the literature (Queen 1986).
- Queen (1986) disagrees with this approach.
- Queen (1986) remarks that the traditional approach is questionable (1986: 45).
At the end of the text there should be a list of all the references cited in the paper, whether they are books, book chapters or articles or reviews in journals. These should be in Times New Roman 12 point and displayed respectively as shown below:
- Brinton, L. & E. Closs Traugott. 2005. Lexicalization and Language Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Bauer, L. 2004. The borderline between derivation and compounding. In Dressler, W., D. Kastovsky, O. Pfeiffer & F. Rainer (eds.), Morphology and its Demarcations. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 97-108.
- García García, L. 2012. Morphological causatives in Old English: the quest for a vanishing formation. Transactions of the Philological Society 110 (1): 112-148.
- Guerrero Medina, P. 2010. Review of Butler, C., R. Hidalgo Downing & J. Lavid (eds.) Functional Perspectives on Grammar and Discourse. In honour of Angela Downing. Functions of Language 17.1: 101-112.