Ideas from 'Some Models for Implicature' by H. Paul Grice [1967], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Studies in the Ways of Words' by Grice,Paul [Harvard 1991,0-674-85271-0]].

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19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 6. Meaning as Use
Grice said patterns of use are often semantically irrelevant, because it is pragmatic matter [Glock]
19. Language / F. Communication / 5. Pragmatics / b. Implicature
Grice's maxim of quantity says be sufficiently informative [Magidor]
Grice's maxim of manner requires one to be as brief as possible [Magidor]
Grice's maxim of quality says do not assert what you believe to be false [Magidor]