Publication details [#26748]
Jefferson, Gail. 1993. Caveat speaker: Preliminary notes on recipient topic-shift implicature. Research on Language and Social Interaction 26 (1) : 1–30.
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This paper examines various objects that allow a recipient to exhibit attention to coparticipant speech whilst shifting to his own matters: acknowledgement tokens that precede topic-shift, assessment and commentaries and recipient inquiries.