Language Variation and Change

(The TQCC of Language Variation and Change is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
A corpus-based quantitative analysis of twelve centuries of preterite and past participle morphology in Dutch12
Perceptual validation of vowel normalization methods for variationist research9
Voice quality and coda /r/ in Glasgow English in the early 20th century8
The split of a fricative merger due to dialect contact and societal changes: A sociophonetic study on Andalusian Spanish read-speech8
Escaping theTrap: Losing the Northern Cities Shift in Real Time7
Gender separation and the speech community: Rhoticity in early 20th century Southland New Zealand English6
Vague eggs and tags: Prevelar merger in Seattle6
Obviously undergoing change: Adverbs of evidentiality across time and space6
Co-variation, style and social meaning: The implicational relationship between (h) and (ing) in Debden, Essex5
New and old puzzles in the morphological conditioning of coronal stop deletion5
The social embedding of a syntactic alternation: Variable particle placement in Ontario English4
Beyond binary gender: creaky voice, gender, and the variationist enterprise4
Phonological mergers have systemic phonetic consequences:palm, trees, and the Low Back Merger Shift4
On competing indexicalities in southern Peninsular Spanish. A sociophonetic and perceptual analysis of affricate [ts] through time4
Be that as it may: The Unremarkable Trajectory of the English Subjunctive in North American Speech3
The role of internal constraints and stylistic congruence on a variant's social impact3
Variable grammars are variable across registers: future temporal reference in English3
Linking gender, sexuality, and affect: The linguistic and social patterning of phrase-final posttonic lengthening3
Medium-shifting and intraspeaker variation in conversational interviews3
Extraverted innovators and conscientious laggards? Investigating effects of personality traits on language change2
On the probability and direction of morphosyntactic lifespan change2
Contextualizing /s/ retraction: Sibilant variation and change in Washington D.C. African American Language2
Crosslinguistic perceptions of /s/ among English, French, and German listeners2
Aspects of change in New York City English short-a2
Do Creoles conform to typological patterns? Habitual marking in Palenquero2
Word-order variation in a contact setting: A corpus-based investigation of Russian spoken in Daghestan2
A variationist analysis of first-person-singular subject expression in Louisiana French2