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Homework Help: Linguistics

Posted by Marcella on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 12:14am.

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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