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Query:   Referential/Expressive Meaning
Author:  George Elgin, Suzette Haden
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics
Pragmatics
Semantics

Summary:   JULY 22, 1999

DEAR LINGUISTS,

RECENTLY I REQUESTED HELP WITH EXPLAINING -- ESPECIALLY TO NONLINGUISTS --
THE MEANNING DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PAIR OF SENTENCES WHICH (IN MY DIALECT)
DIFFER ONLY IN TERMS OF THEIR INTONATION. THEY WERE:

1.

LL Issue: 10.1117
Date Posted: 22-Jul-1999
Original Query: Read original query