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Query:   for Query:10.1673 Ling vis-a-vis Socio-economic development
Author:  Niladri Sekhar Dash
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO THANK TO ALL THOSE PERSONS WHO HAVE RESPONDED
TO OUR QUESTION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND LANGUAGE USE WHICH I PUT
IN THE LINGUIST LIST ON WEDNESDAY, 3 NOV., 1999. SO FAR WE HAVE RECEIVED
RESPONSES FORM 8 PERSONS. I SUM UP THE RESPONSES. I APOLOGISE BEFOREHAND IF
ANY ONE IS MISSED FORM THE LIST.

DR. ROB PENSALFINI, LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, THE
UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, BRISBANE, QLD 4072. AUSTRALIA
IS CURIOUS ABOUT OUR PROJECT AND DOUBTS
WHETHER THE ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND METAPHORS HAS ANYTHING AT ALL TO DO WITH
SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. WHAT HE UNDERSTANDS FROM OUR QUERY IS THAT THE

LL Issue: 10.1802
Date Posted: 26-Nov-1999
Original Query: Read original query