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Sun Jul 02 2006
Qs: Caretaker Speech and Gender; Literature on 'Just'
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Caretaker Speech and Gender
Literature on 'Just'
Message 1: Caretaker Speech and Gender
From: Mahmoud Sadrai <sadraiumn.edu>
Subject: Caretaker Speech and Gender
This is a request for bibliographical information on support (or lack
thereof) for the claim (Moskoweitz(1992), p. 39) that there is ''a higher
proportion of questions (among mothers) [and] imperatives (among fathers)''
used in caretaker speech.
Thanks in advance for any information you may be able to pass along.
Message 2: Literature on 'Just'
From: Hilary Landis <hilary.landispomona.edu>
Subject: Literature on 'Just'
Does anyone know of any literature pertaining to the semantics and/or
pragmatics of the word ''just''? I know that a great deal has been written
about ''only,'' but I've been unable to find anything that specifically
discusses the word ''just.'' Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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