Edwin Battistella

Professor, Southern Oregon University

Edwin Battistella teaches linguistics and writing at Southern Oregon University. He has a PhD in linguistics from the City University of New York. His most recent book is Sorry About That: The Language of Public Apology (2014).

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When nations apologise

Edwin Battistella

Thanks for all the great comments. One of the things I’m interested in doing at some point is a typology of apologies and the linguistic features that different nations use to apologize for similar harms.

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