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    • Place Names in the Construction of Social Identities: The Uses of Names of Helsinki 

      Ainiala, Terhi (York University, 2009)
      Toponyms are used not only to identify places, but also to accomplish many relevant social and interactional tasks. In a conversation speakers may use diverse forms of a toponym or different names to refer to the same ...
    • Slang Toponyms in Early Twentieth Century Helsinki 

      Vuolteenaho, Jani; Ainiala, Terhi (York University, 2009)
      In this article, we analyse spatial slang coinages by boys and young men from Sörnäinen, a bilingual working-class neighbourhood in early twentieth century Helsinki (1900–1939). During this period, Helsinki slang developed ...