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devised it in 1879, p. 133] : F ID 208
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14 Te 6 39 Erving Goffman has observed that speakers regularly refrain from saying what they mean in many
situations in the service of the higher goal of politeness in its broadest sense. For example, a person may
respond to the query “How are you?” with “Fine, thanks,” even if she is having a terrible day. [This
observation is Robin Lakoff’s, p. 140] 39 F ID
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e r st Te T F In Western onomastics, given names commonly have Greek, Teutonic, Latin, or Hebrew origins. [See
pp. 127-128] 8. T F Edward Sapir’s ethnological research on the Kwakiutl language revealed that the three basic verb
tense categories of Standard Average European (SAE) are not universal. An example of this finding is that
the tendency of English speakers to conceptualize the passage of time as a linear and irreversible flow of
events is not shared by speakers of Italian. [English and Italian are both SAE languages, pp. 205-206] 9. T Do wn
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Tes 1439 6 7 t ID: The extinct Cayuse language is a lingua franca of the contemporary Western world. [The question
tests students’ understanding of the concept of a lingua franca, which by definition cannot be extinct,
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ad er lo Do wn 10. T F In Roman Jakobson’s typology of “constituents that must be present before language can be used in
social settings,” the mode of contact refers to the medium through which addressee and addresser exchange
linguistic cues (e.g. face to face, online, over the telephone). [p. 145] 11. T F The first dialect atlas in the Western world was entitled Atlas linguistique, and was authored by the Oxdia @ http://www.oxdia.com
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course ANT 253 taught by Professor Danesi during the Fall '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
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