Duane Campbell dcamp911 at JUNO.COM
Tue Jan 23 18:14:09 UTC 2001

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 11:05:23 +0800 Laurence Horn

> Well, there is the danger, as Deborah Tannen has pointed out, that
> the recipient of "d'ya wanna go?" (whatever intonation is used) may
> feel s/he is literally being asked whether or not s/he wants to go,

In which case, according to Tannen, a He would answer either Yes or No
and a She would respond, "I don't care. What do you want to do?"

Or is that Dave Barry I'm thinking of.


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