Posted by **Marcella** on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 9:02pm.

Determine whether the following are entailment, presupposition, or both.

1) (A) Mary murdered the platypus

(B) Mary killed something

Is the answer:

(a) entails (b)

OR (a) presupposes (b)

OR both

2) (A) John is taller than Mary

(B) Mary is shorter than John

Is the answer:

(a) entails (b)

OR (a) presupposes (b)

OR both

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