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AUXLANG  November 1998, Week 4

AUXLANG November 1998, Week 4

Subject:

Re: Idiom and metaphor [WAS Re: Ia/Occ conflict]

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Charles <[log in to unmask]>

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International Auxiliary Languages <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Fri, 27 Nov 1998 18:46:12 +0000

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Robin Turner wrote:
>
> On Thu, 26 Nov 1998, Paul O Bartlett wrote:
 
> >     Relexification is certainly a danger, because it leads to inclusion
> > of idioms.
 
> >     Despite the apparent position of another sometime participant, I do
> > think that relexification is a problem, and I agree that the "at sight"
> > Euroclones pose a particular risk.
 
> I couldn't agree more. And with idiom, we also have to include metapho