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Lexicon of intentionally ambiguous recommendations (LIAR)

Thornton, Robert J.

Lexicon of intentionally ambiguous recommendations (LIAR)

by Thornton, Robert J.

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Published by Meadowbrook, Inc., Distributed by Simon & Schuster in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Employment references -- United States.,
    • Employment references.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesLIAR.
      StatementRobert Thornton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5549.5.R45 T46 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p. ;
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2401349M
      ISBN 100881661112, 0671664018
      LC Control Number87031560

      Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (book) LIAR Imitates Apply Recursively (compiler) Linguistic Impoliteness and Rudeness (International Conference) London Institute for Applied Research (London Based Honorary Degree Service) Love Is All Right (REO Speedwagon song).   Source: A book called “The Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (L.I.A.R.)” by Robert Thornton NOTE: 2BH always uses affiliate links to Amazon, but we never recommend a book simply for the commission. (It’s not big enough to be worth that.).

      Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (book) LIAR: Linguistic Impoliteness and Rudeness (International Conference) LIAR: Love Is All Right (REO Speedwagon song) LIAR: London Institute for Applied Research (London Based Honorary Degree Service). Re: Letters of "Recommendation" Jeff Adler [email protected] > The items in this post are excerpts from a book called LIAR: the Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations.

        Thornton was frustrated about an occupational hazard for teachers, having to write letters of recommendation for people with dubious qualifications, so he put together an arsenal of statements that can be read two ways. He calls his collection the Lexicon of Inconspicuously Ambiguous Recommendations. Or LIAR, for short. Writing letters of recommendation can be hazardous—tell the truth and you might get sued if the contents are negative. Robert Thornton, a professor at Lehigh University, has a collection of “virtually litigation-proof” phrases called the Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations, or LIAR. Here are some examples To describe an inept person&#;“I enthusiastically recommend.


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He calls his list the ―Lexicon of Inconspicuously Ambiguous Recommendations,‖ or L.I.A.R., for short. Thornton explains that L.I.A.R.

may be used to offer a negative opinion of the personal qualities. A Lexicon of Inconspicuously Ambiguous Recommendations. by Robert J. Thornton. Letters of recommendation are becoming increasingly unreliable as a means of evaluating candidates for employment.

The chief reason is that the contents are no longer strictly confidential. In all but the rarest of cases a letter is apt to be favorable, even when. The research reported in this article was supported by an MCRI (Major Collaborative Research Initiative) grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada () awarded to Gonia Jarema (Université de Montréal), director and coprincipal investigator; Eva Kehayia (McGill University), coprincipal investigator; and Gary Libben (University of Alberta), coprincipal.

Linguistic humor, Ambiguous recommendations. If you have to write a letter of recommendation for a fired employee, here are a few suggested phrases.

Lexical ambiguity For a chronically absent employee A man like him is hard to find. For a dishonest employee He's an unbelievable worker. Lexicon of intentionally ambiguous recommendations (LIAR) by Thornton, Robert J.,Meadowbrook, Inc., Distributed by Simon & Schuster edition, in English.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: The legal context --The LIAR guide --The lexicon --Form letters --Telephone Titles. Fear not. Robert J. Thornton has a third way. Thornton, a Lehigh University economics professor, is the author of the "Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations," or.

Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (L.I.A.R.) ISBN: By: Robert Thornton. Published: 10/01/ How to give a positive-sounding reference to a guy who can’t manage his own sock drawer.

How is Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (book) abbreviated. LIAR stands for Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (book). LIAR is defined as Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (book) somewhat frequently. Writing letters of recommendation can be hazardous—tell the truth and you might get sued if the contents are negative.

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Description: xi, pages ; 19 cm: Contents: The legal context --The L.I.A.R. guide --The lexicon --Form letters --Telephone recommendations --The other foot. Other Titles: Lexicon of intentionally ambiguous recommendations LIAR: Responsibility.

An economics professor from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, Thornton has found a second calling: writing -- and now updating -- "The Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations," a book.LIAR stands for Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations (also Lexicon of Inconspicuously Ambiguous Recommendations and 3 more) What is the abbreviation for Lexicon of Intentionally Ambiguous Recommendations?Browse the list of 42 Lexicon acronyms and abbreviations with their meanings and definitions.

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