Theory, Model, Method

Social dimension of language

(1). For which of the following reasons might someone, on seeing his or her neighbour, say: "Good morning, Tom!"?

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(2). Look at the following two examples:

 Example One			Example Two
'Morning, Peter!' 'Hullo, John!'
'Morning' 'Hullo'
'Nice day today!' 'How's life?'
'For a change!' 'All right'
'How's Mary?' 'Jane OK?'
'Same as usual' 'Suppose so'

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