I'm new to this community, so I hope this post is appropriate. If it isn't, I apologise. I didn't see anything to prohibit it on the info page.
I'm a linguist researching the use of "-self" forms in English. As part of my study, I'm conducting a research poll, and I'm looking for participants. The questions are not limited to native speakers, although they do require good command of English. I hope you will click the links below and add your input. If it sparks interest and discussion, I'll be happy to respond.
Note: The poll is posted in four parts due to LJ's length limitations.
Feel free to reply in any sequence, and don't feel obliged to do all parts.
Replies, comments and further promotion are greatly appreciated.
Poll part 1a and b
Poll part 2
Poll part 3
[crossposted to: grammarpolice, linguaphiles]
ETA: The boxes given for specification may be small (and have been removed in Poll 3). This is due to technical difficulties with LJ, and LJ won't let us edit a poll after it's been posted.
If additional room is required, please use the regular LJ comments for the relevant posts.