Ambiguity lesson[1]

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Ambiguity lesson[1]

  1. 1. Avoiding Ambiguity
  2. 2. Ambiguity <ul><li>Unclear word, expression, or meaning </li></ul>
  3. 3. Ambiguity Examples <ul><li>Mary had a little lamb. </li></ul><ul><li>The farmer allows walkers to cross the field for free, but the bull charges. </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitals are sued by seven foot doctors. </li></ul><ul><li>When the dog ran around the house, it fell down. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Ambiguity Examples <ul><li>“ Parents are giving their kids cell phones so they can call if their [sic] are emergencies like if they are lost and can’t find their way home they can call them so they can find them. Some parents also put a tracking device so if they are lost “stolen” they can find them.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Students shouldn’t have their mother babysit them even while there [sic] not even around their child.” </li></ul>

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