Conventional implicature and expressive content

  title={Conventional implicature and expressive content},
  author={Christopher Potts},
This article presents evidence that individual words and phrases can contribute multiple independent pieces of meaning simultaneously. Such multidimensionality is a unifying theme of the literature on conventional implicatures and expressives. I use phenomena from discourse, semantic composition, and morphosyntax to detect and explore various dimensions of… CONTINUE READING