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Volume 42, Issue 1-2


Schlenker et al.’s informativity principle

Robert M. Seyfarth / Dorothy L. Cheney
Published Online: 2016-07-05 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2016-0008


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Published Online: 2016-07-05

Published in Print: 2016-07-01

Citation Information: Theoretical Linguistics, Volume 42, Issue 1-2, Pages 155–158, ISSN (Online) 1613-4060, ISSN (Print) 0301-4428, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/tl-2016-0008.

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