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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

Words Onscreen "explores how technology is reshaping our understanding of what it means to read."


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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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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