Podcast Episode 8 – Grice’s Maxims: An Interview with Ali Uygur Erol

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Sure, it’s important to tell the truth and to make yourself clear, right?

But what about comedy and sarcasm?

What about using language to form closer relationships?

In this episode, I chat with Ali Uygur Erol, French teacher and PhD student in musicology, about how we “break the communication rules” in order to communicate better.

Learn how, by “flouting Grice’s maxims,” we use language in so many more ways than just giving and requesting information.

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