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Re: THEORY: Uses of reduplication

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, March 2, 2008, 16:12
On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 8:26 AM, Eric Christopherson <rakko@...> wrote:
> * Admittedly, I don't think anyone would say "book book", except in > cases of *another* kind of reduplication, where the meaning would be > "an actual book on paper, as opposed to an ebook or audio book". I am > not sure whether *that* kind of reduplication changes the semantics > or not.
Ah, as in the famous, "Yes, but do you just like her, or do you 'like her' like her?". Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>