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Mon Aug 20

The Great Intoxication

David Byrne


Real Ale Brewing Company

Nothing can pass this line unless it is well defined.

Pete Townshend

1. The aspect of meaning that a speaker conveys, implies, or suggests without directly expressing. Although the utterance, “Can you pass the salt?” is literally a request for information about one’s ability to pass salt, the understood implicature is a request for salt.
2. The process by which such a meaning is conveyed, implied, or suggested. In saying “Some dogs are mammals,” the speaker conveys by implicature that not all dogs are mammals.