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Does this meme violate the Gricean maxims?

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5/8/2015 5:46:22 AM
Posted: 1 year ago

I think not.

Quantity - The sandwich statement was used to convey the message that Grice's maxims are unimportant, no more, no less.
Quality - Whoever said the sandwich statement
Relation - At first glance the statement seems irrelevant, but once you figure out the purpose of the sentence is to refute the Gricean maxims, it becomes obvious that it's related.
Manner - It was concise and to the point.

All four maxims were satisfied, so the co-operative principle still stands.
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