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Kai von Fintel
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linguist at MIT, academic geek, runner, soccer fan
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Lots of reading ...
A bunch of final versions published in S&P yesterday:
- Yael Greenberg "A novel problem for the likelihood-based semantics of even" (http://doi.org/bt77)
- Valentina Bianchi, Giuliano Bocci, Silvio Bruschina "Focus fronting, unexpectedness, and evaluative implicatures" (http://doi.org/bfp3)
- Clemens Mayr, Jacopo Romoli "A puzzle for theories of redundancy: Exhaustification, incrementality, and the notion of local context" (http://doi.org/bfp5)
- Cleo Condoravdi, Sven Lauer "Anankastic conditionals are just conditionals" (http://doi.org/bg84)
- Peter Klecha "Modality and embedded temporal operators" (http://doi.org/bjkq)

See the comments at http://kaivonfintel.org/2015/11/02/lingua-glossa/#comment-2339894959 for an exchange between Colin Phillips​ and me.

My thoughts on the Lingua → Glossa affair: http://kaivonfintel.org/2015/11/02/lingua-glossa/

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New in S&P today: Ashwini Deo "The semantic and pragmatic underpinnings of grammaticalization paths: The progressive to imperfective shift" (http://doi.org/77q)

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New in S&P today: Paul Egré & Florian Cova "Moral asymmetries and the semantics of 'many'" (http://doi.org/756).

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New in S&P: John Mackay "Actuality and fake tense in conditionals" (http://doi.org/67n)

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Rounding out this week's set of four new semantics papers for your enjoyment ...
New in S&P: Judith Degen "Investigating the distribution of some (but not all) implicatures using corpora and web-based methods" (http://doi.org/4m7)

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The third of four new articles in S&P this week:
New in S&P: Chris Kennedy "A de-Fregean semantics for numerals" (http://doi.org/4mh)

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In time for end-of-the-semester reading binges:
Two new papers in S&P today: 1. Xiao Li on the excessive construction in Japanese (http://doi.org/4ks). 2. Dylan Bumford on pair-list dynamics (http://doi.org/4mg). 
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