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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

By Aidan Doyle

This book "sets the history of the Irish language in its political and cultural context" and "makes available for the first time material that has previously been inaccessible to non-Irish speakers."


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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."


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Query Subject:   Meaning Analysis of a Sentence
Author:   Hans Prufer
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DEAR NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH,
COULD YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE? I'D RATHER NOT GIVE ANY DETAILS ON WHY I WOULD BE ASKING THIS IIN ORDER TO RULE OUT ANY BIAS BASED ON MY EXPLANATION. YOUR REPLY WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED AND I WILL POST THE SUMMARY OF MY INQUIRY.

THE MAN GIVES A DOG A WATER.
LL Issue: 14.588
Date posted: 28-Feb-2003