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Moder, Carol Lynn. 2004. Icebox moms and hockey dads: Context and the mapping of N-N metaphorical expressions. In Achard, Michel and Suzanne Kemmer. Language, Culture, and Mind. Stanford: CSLI Publications. pp. 109–122. 14 pp.
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Stanford: CSLI Publications


Moder brings to bear psycholinguistic experimentation to demonstrate how context can have a profound influence on the interpretation of metaphorical noun-noun combinations in natural discourse, whether they are novel combinations or not. (Suzanne Kemmer and Michel Achard)