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Kamalu, Ikenna and Khabyr Fasasi. 2018. Impoliteness and Face-Threatening Acts as Conversational Strategies among Undergraduates of State Universities in Southwest Nigeria. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 49 (2) : 23–38.
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This inquiy explores the particular models and functions of impolite and face-threatening acts (imp/FTAs) amid state university undergraduates in the southwestern part of Nigeria to learn whether imp/FTAs unavoidably entail conversational disruption and failure. It is found they do not so.