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Martin, James E. and Thomas E. Ferb. 1973. Contextual factors in preferred adjective ordering. Lingua 32 (1-2) : 75–81.
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M. and F. examine and criticize the view that preferred adjective ordering in English is entirely a function of context and that in cases where the context is not sufficiently specified, adjectives are ordered in terms of the 'most usual or frequent context' of the adjectives in question.