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Otolaryngologists vs. Plastic Surgeons

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Defamation Cases

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391329
eISBN:
9780199866274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391329.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

When Georgia plastic surgeons were appalled about the state's otolarynogologists announcement that they were broadening their specialization to include head and neck medicine and surgery, the plastic ... More


Conclusion

John Bowers

in Arguments as Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014311
eISBN:
9780262289252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014311.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The alternative approach to argument structure proposed in this book implies that the syntactic system of natural language is remarkably simple, comprised of a reasonably small number of universal ... More


Art Theft Fraud

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Fraud Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190270643
eISBN:
9780190270667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270643.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Five years after two valuable paintings were stolen from the home of a prominent doctor a lawyer was arrested and convinced to tape-record his accomplice, another lawyer, who also admitted that he ... More


Price-Fixing (Fraud)

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Fraud Cases

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190270643
eISBN:
9780190270667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270643.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Marc Whitacre of Archer Daniels Midland reported to the government that his company was involved in price-fixing. He then began tape-recording his meetings with his boss, Michael Andreas, and other ... More


Introduction and Overview

John Bowers

in Arguments as Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014311
eISBN:
9780262289252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014311.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The standard approach to argument structure has many empirical deficiencies, is not general enough to incorporate well-known descriptive generalizations, and, furthermore, fails to take into account ... More


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