I'm sorry you are such an arsehole: (Non-)canonical apologies and their implications for (im)politeness

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Murphy, J.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier

I report on a study into how native British English speakers (N=78) respond to various instances of I’m sorry played to them in an experimental setting. The test items vary in terms of what the speaker is ‘sorry’ for, but are controlled such that the intonation of I’m s... View more
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