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Iconicity in Expressives : An Empirical Investigation

@inproceedings{Michael2005IconicityIE,
  title={Iconicity in Expressives : An Empirical Investigation},
  author={Michael. and Gasser and Stephen Hockema},
  year={2005}
}

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