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Hansell, Mark and Cheryl Seabrook Ajirotutu. 1982. Negotiating interpretations in interethnic settings. In Gumperz, John J., ed. Language and social identity. Cambridge University Press. pp. 85–94.
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Language as a subject


On prosodic cues and formulaic speech in Black English rhetorical style which, when occurring together in context, convey significant conversational meaning through inference.