Ebner, C. & Severin, A. (in progress). “It sounds more like she was transformed into a burglar”: Examining attitudes towards “to burglarise” in British and Australian English.

Ebner, C. (2020). “Good guys” vs. “bad guys”: Constructing linguistic identities on the basis of usage problems. Values and Multiplicity: Identity and fluidity in Prescriptivism and Descriptivism. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.

Ebner, C. (2020). Review of Fairness, Justice, and Language Assessment by McNamara et al. LinguistList.

Ebner, C. (2018). Great Britain and the United States: Two nations divided by an attitude?. English Today: The International Review of the English Language 34 (4). 21-28. DOI: 10.1017/S0266078418000329.

Ebner, C. (2018). Concepts of Correctness and Acceptability in British English. In L. Pilliere, W. Andrieu, V. Kerfelec & D. Lewis (eds.), Standardising English: Norms and Margins in the History of the English Language (pp. 213–233). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ebner, C. (2018.). Attitudes to British English. In I. Tieken-Boon van Ostade (ed.), English Usage Guides: Usage Advice and Attitudes to Usage (pp. 137–154). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ebner, C. (2018). ‘Sloppy speech is like sloppy dress’: Folk attitudes towards non-standard British English. In R. Bassiouney (ed.), ldentity and Dialect Performance: A Study of Communities and Dialects (pp. 125–140). Abingdon: Routledge.

Ebner, C. (2017.). Proper English Usage: a sociolinguistic investigation of attitudes towards usage problems in British English. Utrecht: LOT. (Open Access)

Tieken-Boon van Ostade, I. & Ebner, C. (2017). “Prescriptive Attitudes”. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.013.271.

Ebner, C. (2016), Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage in English Review of: Nuria Yáñez-Bouza (2015) Grammar, Rhetoric and Usage in English: Prepostion Placement 1500-1900. Linguist LIST 27.1498 

Ebner, C. (2016), Blaming the media? Folk attitudes towards the state of the English language and its ‘wrongdoers’. English Today 32/1. 3-4. DOI:

Ebner, C. (2015), Language guardian BBC? Investigating the BBC’s language advice in its 2003 News Styleguide. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. 1-13.  DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2015.1068789

Ebner, C. (2015), Review of ‘Language and identity in modern Egypt’ (Book Note) Review of: Reem Bassiouney (2014) Language and identity in modern Egypt,Language in Society 44. DOI:

Ebner, C. (2015), Teenage Talk Review of: Anna-Brita Stenström (2014) Teenage Talk: From General Characteristics to the Use of Pragmatic Markers in a Contrastive Perspective. Linguist LIST 26.2015

Ebner, C. (2014), “The dangling participle – a language myth?”, English Today 30/4, 3-4. DOI:

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