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Maxim of Quality
Try to make your contribution one that is
true:
Do not say what you believe to be false
Do not say that for which you lack
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Maxim of Quantity
Make your contribution as informative as
is required for the current purposes of the
exchange
Do not make your contribution more
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Maxim of Relevance
Make your contributions relevant…read more

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Maxim of Manner
Be perspicuous, specifically:
Avoid obscurity of expression
Avoid ambiguity
Be brief
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GRICE AND BELL
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Paul Dutton

An informative guide which covers the main points for ease of use.

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