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Bernicot, Josie and Suzanne Legros. 1987. Direct and indirect directives: What do young children understand? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 43 : 346–358.
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A study of the comprehension of direct and nonconventional indirect directives by children 3 to 6 years old, with reference to the philosophy of language and the psychological theories that favor the social and cognitive factors of language acquisition.