Jacob Baltuch jacob.baltuch at EURONET.BE
Sat Dec 13 01:46:48 UTC 1997

Mikael Aktor wrote:

>My point, however, is that there is no functional difference between "to call
>someone 'honey'" and "to honey someone". There may be good reasons to
>have a linguistic technical term such as "delocutive" for the latter kind
>of verb, but this does not make it a speech act of its own.

Are you talking about the difference between "dire 'salut'" and "saluer",
"say 'hail' to someone" and "hail someone" (="greet someone"), "say 'ok'
to a proposal" and "ok a proposal" (="approve a proposal")?

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