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Query:   Sum:'I'd love to.' & 'lovely'
Author:  Junichi Murata
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics

Summary:   SEVERAL WEEKS AGO I SENT OUT THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONNAIRE ABOUT THE
EXPRESSIONS WITH 'I'D LOVE TO ...' AND 'LOVELY', SPECIFICALLY IN TERMS
OF THEIR GENDER-LINKED DIFFERENCE.

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PLEASE TICK
ENGLISH VARIETY: AMERICAN ENGLISH SPEAKER [ ],
BRITISH ENGLISH SPEAKER [ ],
OTHERS [ ]
( PLEASE DESCRIBE WHAT VARIETY YOU SPEAK.( ))
SEX: MALE [ ], FEMALE [ ]
AGE: -20[ ], 20-30[ ], 30-40[ ],
40-50 [ ], 50-60[ ] , 60+[ ]

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING EXPRESSIONS AND PUT INTO EACH
PARENTHESIS THE NUMBER
1, IF YOU THINK THAT THE EXPRESSION HAS BEEN AND STILL IS PREFERRED
BY WOMEN.
2, IF YOU THINK THAT IT USED TO BE PREFERRED BY WOMEN BUT THERE IS
NO PREFERENCE NOW
(OR THERE IS LESS AND LESS PREFERENCE BETWEEN THE SEXES.)
3, IF YOU FEEL THAT THERE HAS BEEN NO PREFERENCE AS FAR AS YOU
KNOW.

EXPRESSIONS:

A. [ ]

LL Issue: 8.990
Date Posted: 04-Jul-1997
Original Query: Read original query