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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/23/11 Professor Adrienne Lo ANTH 270/271 Slurs and Gaffes
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5/23/11 Referentialism The “meaning” of a word is fixed and stable. Words are about things in the world There is a single correct meaning that can be traced back to a baptismal event Problems with this view? Leaves no room for what is NOT said explicitly, but understood (presuppositions and entailments) No way to handle how meaning is co- constructed between speakers
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5/23/11 A hotel review I just want to cut to the chase and say what is the big elephant in the room for the other poor reviews. The demographic of guests at this hotel barely reaches middle-class standards for the majority. I am not bashing it, I just wish owners were told this. If you frequent Knights Inn, Comfort Inn or lower end Holiday Inns for vacation, then this place may be nice for you. However, if you take several vacations a year and rent nice condos and stay at 4 star hotels at minimum, this place will freak you out. I didn't feel safe at night and once had a guy whistling and yelling out to me when I just went out to my car to grab something. Very uncomfortable. ..
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