Publication details [#59093]

Acuña Ferreira, Virginia. 2014. Gossip as indirect mockery in friendly conversation: The social functions of ‘sharing a laugh’ at third parties. Discourse Studies 16 (5) : 607–628.
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SAGE Publications


This paper discusses how third party gossip as indirect mockery in friendly female Galician student conversation is not necessarily free of venom and competitiveness.