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Query:   summary of responses to psycholinguistics query
Author:  DAVID WHARTON
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Psycholinguistics

Summary:   IN LINGUIST 8.981, I POSTED THE FOLLOWING QUERY:

>IF AN AMBIGUOUS WORD HAS A STRONGLY DOMINANT SENSE,
>IS THAT SENNSE MOST LIKELY TO BE THE ONE ACTUALLY SELECTED IN NEUTRAL
>CONTEXTS? OF COURSE THE INTUITIVE ANSWER SEEMS OBIVOUSLY TO BE

LL Issue: 8.1041
Date Posted: 12-Jul-1997
Original Query: Read original query