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Homework Help: linguistics please!!!

Posted by Marcella on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 3:18pm.

1.
(a) Mary murdered the platypus
(b) Mary killed something

Select a maxim that is being flouted in this conversation.

A.Quantity
B. Manner
C. Quality
D. Relevance

2. Bob: Do you want to grab a cup of coffee sometime?
Sally: Sure! I absolutely love spending time with people who manage to constantly insult everything I stand for and smell bad.

Select a maxim Sally just flouted.

A.Quantity
B. Manner
C. Quality
D. Relevance

3. Sally: Did you know that I really like to eat tuna straight from the can?
Bob: There is no accounting for taste.

Select a maxim Bob just flouted.

A.Quantity
B. Manner
C. Quality
D. Relevance

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