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Words Onscreen

By Naomi S. Baron

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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:   idioms
Author:  Beate Waffenschmidt
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   General Linguistics

Summary:   DEAR ALL,
LAST WEEK I POSTED A FOLLOWING QUERY TO FIND OUT THE MEANING OF TWO IDIOMS /
METAPHORS THAT APPEARED IN A SERIES OF BRITISH VIDEOS PRODUCED FOR BUSSINESS
TRAINING (WHICH WE ARE ADAPTING FOR USE IN LANGUAGE TRAINING). THE STORY IS
CENTRED AROUND AN IRISH PRIVATE DETECTIVE WHO TRIES TO SOLVE A MURDER IN THE

LL Issue: 13.564
Date Posted: 01-Mar-2002
Original Query: Read original query