Language in Society



Obituary

Obituary: Charles Albert Ferguson July 6, 1921 – September 2, 1998


Thom  Huebner a1
a1 San Jose State University

Abstract

With the death of Charles Albert Ferguson (“Fergie” to his friends, colleagues, and students) on September 2, 1998, in Palo Alto, California, at the age of seventy-seven, the field of sociolinguistics lost a scholar of unusual depth, breadth, integrity, and kindness.



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