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Clark, Herbert H. and Richard J. Gerrig. 1983. Understanding old words with new meanings. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior 22 : 591–608.
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A report on two experiments concerning the understanding of words in utterances, showing that finding a meaning for these words not necessarily implies selecting a meaning from the mental lexicon, but can mean creating a new meaning.