Made in China

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Dec 28 01:13:25 UTC 2010

At 7:39 PM -0500 12/27/10, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>>From packaging:
>"Easy to Install: Replaces most locks with only a screwdriver
>"Fácil de instalar: Reemplaza la mayoría de las carraduras con tan sólo
>un destornillador"
>Usually, I replace locks with other locks or, in a pinch, with a piece
>of gum (just kidding, on the latter). But I've never replaced a lock
>with a screwdriver!
>Seriously, there is a perfectly plausible reading of this (which, I am
>sure, Ron would have pointed out if I did not). But it's not even the
>primary reading--and, I suspect, this would hold for most people. I am
>sure, there is a name for this, but it escapes me at the moment.
"garden-path" (reading, sentence, ...)


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