"Syntactic Variation and Auxiliary Contraction: The Surprising Case of Scots," by Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock, and Jennifer Smith, will appear in Volume 95, Number 3 (September 2019) of the LSA's flagship journal, Language.  It is available online now at the Project MUSE site for Language under the auspices of the LSA's "Publish Ahead of Print" initiative. 

View a News Release [pdf], distributed to thousands of journalists through the EurekAlert! service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

With this volume of Language, the LSA is debuting a "Meet the Author" feature, where authors of selected articles discuss their work in a video presentation. See authors Gary Thoms and Jennifer Smith discussing "The Surprising Case of Scots" here.