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Potts (2005, 2007) has claimed that the behavior of 'supplements' – appositive relative clauses and nominals – offers a powerful argument in favor of a multidimensional semantics, one in which certain expressions fail to interact scopally with various operators because their meaning is located in a new semantic dimension. We explore an alternative to(More)
Appositive constructions (My friend Sophie, (who is) a classical violinist, performed a piece by Mozart.) have stood at the center of debates concerning the range of possible meanings, and more specifically the status of not-at-issue entailments. However, it remains an open question what precisely their semantic contribution is to the sentence in which they(More)
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