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Kasher, Asa. 1981. Minimal speakers, necessary speech acts. In Coulmas, Florian, ed. A Festschrift for native speaker. Mouton. pp. 93–101.
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K. argues that a person's pragmatic competence is not his or her full-fledged repertoire of speech acts. The discussion concludes with some general observations on the nature of native speakers.