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Interesting article about pragmatics!
« on: January 20, 2014, 09:25:35 AM »
An interesting article in The Economist about the importance of pragmatics to language - a nice piece, too :)

http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2014/01/public-relations-and-journalism?fsrc=scn/fb/wl/bl/dearflackslovehack

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