Journal of Pragmatics

(The TQCC of Journal of Pragmatics is 4. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The Principle of (Im)politeness Reciprocity55
Whose turn is it anyway? Latency and the organization of turn-taking in video-mediated interaction53
Self-praise on Chinese social networking sites43
Sequence organization: A universal infrastructure for social action37
You won't believe what's in this paper! Clickbait, relevance and the curiosity gap27
Metadiscourse in online advertising: Exploring linguistic and visual metadiscourse in social media advertisements24
“Cats be outside, how about meow”: Multimodal humor and creativity in an internet meme23
Linguistic (in)directness in twitter complaints: A contrastive analysis of railway complaint interactions23
Moments of relational work in English fan translations of Korean TV drama22
Impoliteness and hate speech: Compare and contrast22
How to do things with signs. The formulation of directives on signs in public spaces21
What is “Versailles Literature”?: Humblebrags on Chinese social networking sites21
Narrative production in autistic adults: A systematic analysis of the microstructure, macrostructure and internal state language21
‘Our striking results demonstrate …’: Persuasion and the growth of academic hype20
Towards a taxonomy of conversational discourse types: An empirical corpus-based analysis20
Translating the other: Communal TV watching of Korean TV drama20
Know what? How digital technologies undermine learning and remembering19
“For crying out loud, don't call me a warrior”: Standpoints of resistance against violence metaphors for cancer19
Aggressive complaining on Social Media: The case of #MuckyMerton19
The climate of climate change: Impoliteness as a hallmark of homophily in YouTube comment threads on Greta Thunberg's environmental activism19
Argumentative misalignments in the controversy surrounding fashion sustainability18
What is in a greeting? The social meaning of greetings in Sweden-Swedish and Finland-Swedish service encounters18
Orchestrated openings in video calls: Getting young left-behind children to greet their migrant parents17
Swearing and perceptions of the speaker: A discursive approach17
Teacher smiles as an interactional and pedagogical resource in the classroom17
In the frame: Signalling structure in academic articles and blogs17
Storytelling as a resource for pursuing understanding and agreement in doctoral research supervision meetings17
Legitimation strategies in corporate discourse: A comparison of UK and Chinese corporate social responsibility reports17
You know as invoking alignment: A generic resource for emerging problems of understanding and affiliation17
Analysing speech acts in politically related Facebook communication17
Phygital highlighting: Achieving joint visual attention when physically co-editing a digital text16
Relevance and emotion16
On the dual role of expressive speech acts: Relational work on signs announcing closures during the Covid-19 pandemic16
Karen: Stigmatized social identity and face-threat in the on/offline nexus15
Humour support and emotive stance in comments on Korean TV drama15
Young Greek Cypriot and Norwegian EFL learners: Pragmalinguistic development in request production15
Haba! Bilingual interjections in Nigerian English: A corpus-based study15
Multimodal word searches in collaborative storytelling: On the local mobilization and negotiation of coparticipation15
“Wikipedia does NOT tolerate your babbling!”: Impoliteness-induced conflict (resolution) in a polylogal collaborative online community of practice14
Chinese young people’s attitudes towards translanguaging in self-praise on social media14
Allostructions revisited14
Creating and sharing public humour across traditional and new media14
Dealing with interactionally risky speech acts in simultaneous interpreting: The case of self-praise14
“Blowing our own trumpet”: Self-praise in Peninsular Spanish face-to-face communication14
Managing Common Ground with epistemic marking: ‘Evidential’ markers in Upper Napo Kichwa and their functions in interaction14
The ‘Other’ side of recruitment: Methods of assistance in social interaction14
Gender ideologies and power relations in proverbs: A cross-cultural study14
Sociopragmatic competence in American and Chinese children’s realization of apology and refusal13
Argumentation profiles and the manipulation of common ground. The arguments of populist leaders on Twitter13
Translating in times of crisis: A study about the emotional effects of the COVID19 pandemic on the translation of evaluative language13
Mitigation in discourse: Social, cognitive and affective motivations when exchanging advice13
Responsibility attribution in gender-based domestic violence: A study bridging corpus-assisted discourse analysis and readers' perception13
A study of Chinese learners’ ability to comprehend irony13
Reconceptualizing mirroring: Sound imitation and rapport in naturally occurring interaction13
Crying and crying responses: A comparative exploration of pragmatic socialization in a Swedish and Japanese preschool13
The relevance of metaphor in argumentation. Uniting pragma-dialectics and deliberate metaphor theory12
Stance, emotion and persuasion: Terrorism and the Press12
Advice-giving, power and roles in theses supervisions12
From co-actions to intersubjectivity throughout Chinese ontogeny: A usage-based analysis of knowledge ascription and expected agreement12
Digitally saving face: An experimental investigation of cross-cultural differences in the use of emoticons and emoji12
Exploring the impact of platforms' affordances on the expression of negativity in online hotel reviews12
The development of non-literal uses of language: Sense conventions and pragmatic competence12
Yes or no: Ostensible versus genuine refusals in Mandarin invitational and offering discourse12
Theory of autistic mind: A renewed relevance theoretic perspective on so-called autistic pragmatic ‘impairment’12
The pragmatics of audiovisual translation: Voices from within in film subtitling12
Interpreters as laminated speakers: Gaze and gesture as interpersonal deixis in consecutive dialogue interpreting12
Speech act matters: Commitment to what's said or what's implicated differs in the case of assertion and promise11
Social media quotation practices and ambient affiliation: Weaponising ironic quotation for humorous ridicule in political discourse11
Irony as a speech action11
Desperately seeking intentions: Genuine and jocular insults on social media11
Academic lectures versus political speeches: Metadiscourse functions affected by the role of the audience11
Age-based variation and patterns of recent language change: A case-study of morphological and lexical intensifiers in Spanish10
On being roasted, toasted and burned: (Meta)pragmatics of Wendy's Twitter humour10
Other-initiated repair and preference principles in an oral classroom10
Addressing as a gender-preferential way for suggestive selling in Chinese e-commerce live streaming discourse: A corpus-based approach10
Beyond translation equivalence: Advocating pragmatic equality before the law10
The pragmatics of flattery: The strategic use of solidarity-oriented actions10
Assertion: A (partly) social speech act9
Variational pragmatics in Chinese social media requests: The influence of age and social status9
Directness of advice giving in traditional Chinese medicine consultations9
Common ground, cooperation, and recipient design in human-computer interactions9
The acquisition of figurative meanings9
The problem of knowledge dissemination in social network discussions9
The soothing nursing niche: Affective touch, talk, and pragmatic responses to Mayan infants’ crying9
Framing obesity in public discourse: Representation through metaphor across text type9
Establishing jointness in proximal multiparty decision-making: The case of collaborative writing9
Microaggression or misunderstanding? Implicatures, inferences and accountability9
Objectification strategies outperform subjectification strategies in military interventionist discourses9
Pragmatic inference, levels of meaning and speaker accountability9
Approaches to co-predication: Inherent polysemy and metaphysical relations8
Modelability across time as a signature of identity construction on YouTube8
Constructing the Chekhovian inner body in instructions: An interactional history of factuality and agentivity8
From conditions to strategies: Dominance implemented by Chinese doctors during online medical consultations8
A variational pragmatic analysis of the speech act of complaint focusing on Alexandrian and Najdi Arabic8
“Can I have the scan on Tuesday?” User repair in interaction with a task-oriented chatbot and the question of communication skills for AI8
Informings as recruitment in nurses′ intrahospital telephone calls8
Asking more than one question in one turn in oral examinations and its impact on examination quality8
On the interpretation of scalar implicatures in first and second language8
Processing of literal and metaphorical meanings in polysemous verbs: An experiment and its methodological implications8
Presupposition and implicature: Varieties of implicit meaning in explicitation practices8
Modality matters: Testing bilingual irony comprehension in the textual, auditory, and audio-visual modality8
Managing interpersonal relationships: Teasing as a method of professional identity construction8
Who gets to speak: The role of reported speech for identity work in complaint stories8
News discourse and the dissemination of knowledge and perspective: From print and monomodal to digital and multisemiotic8
Disrupted vs. sustained humor in colloquial conversations in peninsular Spanish8
Pragmatic reframing from distress to playfulness: !Xun caregiver responses to infant crying8
Non-propositional effects in verbal communication: The case of metaphor8
Jocular mockery in the context of a localised playful frame: Unpacking humour in a Chinese reality TV show8
Political speech acts in contrast: The case of calls to condemn in news interviews8
German and Japanese war crime apologies: A contrastive pragmatic study8
Just thank God for Donald Trump – Dialogue practices of populists and their supporters before and after taking office8
Business responses to positive reviews online: Face-work on TripAdvisor8
Embodied and affective negotiation over spatial and epistemic group territories among school-children: (Re)producing moral orders in open learning environments8
The semantic content of gestures varies with definiteness, information status and clause structure8
Engaging readers across participants: A cross-interactant analysis of metadiscourse in letters of advice during the COVID-19 pandemic8
Other-initiated repair as an indicator of critical communication in ship-to-ship interaction7
Questions in argumentative dialogue7
Introducing the special issue on the pragmatics of translation7
Also on humblebragging: Why many Chinese posters brag by complaining7
On the metapragmatics of ‘conspiracy theory’: Scepticism and epistemological debates in online conspiracy comments7
Other-correction in next position: The case of lexical replacement in ELF interactions in an academic setting7
The pragmatics of initial interactions: Cross-cultural and intercultural perspectives7
Researching political metaphor cross-culturally: English, Hungarian, Greek and Turkish L1-based interpretations of the Nation as Body metaphor7
Teacher responses to toddler crying in the New Zealand outdoor environment7
Humour in French and Australian English initial interactions7
Multimodal metaphor and (im)politeness in political cartoons: A sociocognitive approach7
The spontaneous co-creation of comedy: Humour in improvised theatrical fiction7
Mitigation revisited. An operative and integrated definition of the pragmatic concept, its strategic values, and its linguistic expression7
Pressuring the President: Changing language practices and the growth of political accountability7
Predicating Truth: An empirically based analysis7
Spatio-temporal contingencies for making a request at the shoe repair shop7
Using discourse segmentation to account for the polyfunctionality of discourse markers: The case of well7
Mitigating oral corrective feedback through linguistic strategies and smiling7
To orient and to engage: Metaphorical hashtags in Weibo posts of Chinese banks7
Hendiadys in naturally occurring interactions: A cross-linguistic study of double verb constructions7
Resonance and engagement through (dis-)agreement: Evidence of persistent constructional priming from Mandarin naturalistic interaction7
Cross-linguistic differences in demonstrative systems: Comparing spatial and non-spatial influences on demonstrative use in Ticuna and Dutch7
Teacher epistemic stance as a trouble in foreign language classroom interaction7
“Bravo!”: Co-constructing praise in French family life7
Using prosodically marked “Okays” to display epistemic stances and incongruous actions7
Addressing information discrepancies in conversation: bú shì…ma? interrogatives as account solicitations in Mandarin Chinese7
Wake up New Zealand! Directives, politeness and stance in Twitter #Covid19NZ posts7
Third-party complaints in teacher post-observation meetings7
Co-constructed storytelling as a site for socialization in parent–child interaction: A case from a Malay-English bilingual family in Singapore7
Virtual performatives as face-work practices on Twitter: Relying on self-reference and humour7
Approaching institutional boundaries: Comparative conversation analysis of practices for assisting suicidal callers in emergency and suicide helpline calls7
Partitioning a population in agreement and disagreement7
Interpreters, rapport, and the role of familiarity7
Resisting categorization in interaction: Membership categorization analysis of sitcom humor7
Moments of sharing, language style and resources for solidarity on social media: A comparative analysis7
Insinuation is committing6
“So… introductions”: Conversational openings in getting acquainted interactions6
Patients' compliance and resistance to medical authority in Nigerian clinical encounters6
Disclaimer as a metapragmatic device in Chinese: A corpus-based study6
Co-constructing good relations through troubles talk in diverse teams6
Coming out – seducing – flirting: Shedding light on sexual speech acts6
Reciprocity and epistemicity: On the (proto)social and cross-cultural ‘value’ of information transmission6
Covertly communicated hate speech: A corpus-assisted pragmatic study6
The expressions ‘(M)minzu-zhuyi’ and ‘Nationalism’: A contrastive pragmatic analysis6
Social deixis at international conferences: Austrian German speakers’ introduction and address behaviour in German and English6
Data constitution and engagement with the field of asylum and migration6
Knowledge communication and knowledge dissemination in a digital world6
Interaction Ritual and (Im)Politeness6
Japanese first-person singular pronouns revisited: A semantic and cultural interpretation6
Pragmatics for argumentation6
Collaborative decision-making in return-to-work negotiations6
Pragmatics as an interdisciplinary field6
Co-occurrence and ordering of discourse markers in sequences: A multifactorial study in spoken French6
Mock impoliteness in Saudi Arabia: Evil eye expressive and responsive strategies6
Unaddressed participants’ gaze behavior in Flemish Sign Language interactions: Planning gaze shifts after recognizing an upcoming (possible) turn completion6
Managing expert/novice identity with actions in conversation: Identity construction & negotiation6
Denial in managerial responses: Forms, targets and discourse environment6
Functional proposition: A new concept for representing discourse meaning?6
Face-work in online discourse: Practices and multiple conceptualizations6
Situated impoliteness revisited: Blunt anti-epidemic slogans and conflicting comments during the coronavirus outbreak in China6
Multimodal action formats for managing preference: chais pas ‘dunno’ plus gaze conduct in dispreferred responses to questions6
(When) Can I say Du to You? The metapragmatics of forms of address on German-Speaking Twitter6
Testing, stretching, and aligning: Using ‘ironic personae’ to make sense of complicated issues6
Challenging racism in public spaces: Practices for interventions into disputes6
A corpus-based approach to (im)politeness metalanguage: A case study on Shakespeare's plays6
Some distributional patterns in the use of typed laughter-derived expressions on Twitter6
Coding empathy in dialogue6
“Don't act like a Sati-Savitri!”: Hinglish and other impoliteness strategies in Indian YouTube comments6
The pragmatics of translated tourism advertising6
Stability and visibility in embodiment: The ‘Palm Up’ in interaction6
Confessions of lockdown breaches. Problematising morality during the Covid-19 pandemic6
Exploring dominance-linked reflexive metadiscourse in moderated group discussions6
It can be us or you. The desubjectification of viewpoint through person choice in Spanish oral and written media discourse6
The relationship between stereotypical meaning and contextual meaning of Korean honorifics6
“Explanation videos unravelled: Breaking the waves”6
Pragmatic functions of versatile unsa ‘what’ in Cebuano: From interrogative pronoun to placeholder to stance marker6
Story recipiency in a language café: Integration work at the micro-level of interaction6
Fanzheng ‘anyway’ as a discourse pragmatic particle in Mandarin conversation: Prosody, locus, and interactional function5
Creating space for interpreting within extended turns at talk5
“Mouren” (“Somebody”) can be you-know-who: A case study of mock referential vagueness in Chinese Weibo posts5
On the road again: Displaying knowledge of place in multiparty conversations in the remote Australian outback5
Is implicit communication quantifiable? A corpus-based analysis of British and Italian political tweets5
I withdraw and apologise but…: Ghanaian parliamentary apologies, the issue of sincerity and acceptance5
‘You could win Masterchef with this soup. Can I get some more?’ Request production and the impact of instruction on young EFL learners5
First order and second order indirectness in Korean and Chinese5
Beyond questions: Non-interrogative uses of ano ‘what’ in Tagalog5
The encoding of epistemic operations in two Romance languages: The interplay between intonation and discourse markers5
The role of intonation in Construction Grammar: On prosodic constructions5
“I appreciate u not being a total prick …”: Oppositional stancetaking, impoliteness and relational work in adversarial Twitter interactions5
Apology as a multifunctional speech act in Czech students' e-mails to their lecturer5
Using discourse markers to negotiate epistemic stance: A view from situated language use5
Jocular flattery in Chinese multi-party instant messaging interactions5
The pragmatics of rebroadcasting content on Twitter: How is retweeting relevant?5
“See you soon! ADD OIL AR!”: Code-switching for face-work in edu-social Facebook groups5
Referential and evaluative strategies of conceptual metaphor use in government discourse5
The acquisition of pragmatic markers in the foreign language classroom: An experimental study on the effects of implicit and explicit learning5
“Ay no I do feel exhausted”: Affiliative practices and interpersonal relationships in indirect complaints in Spanish5
The use of gesture, gesture hold, and gaze in trouble-in-talk among multilingual interlocutors in an English as a lingua franca context5
Editorial: Turn design and epistemic management in small communities5
Is free enrichment always free? Revisiting ad hoc-concept construction5
Emotional labor in webcare and beyond: A linguistic framework and case study5
Do hotels enhance and challenge rapport with customers with the same degree of commitment?5
Epistemic responsibility - Labored, loosened, and lost: Staging Alzheimer's disease5
The pragmatic differences between grammatical and lexical evidentiality: A corpus-based study of Tibetan and English5
Mitigation and reinforcement in general knowledge expressions5
Quasi-instructions: Orienting to the projectable trajectories of imminent bodily movements with instruction-like utterances5
The politics of visuality and talk in French courtroom proceedings with video links and remote participants5
The sociocultural ontogenesis of international students’ use of pragmatic strategies in ELF academic communication: Two contrasting case studies5
Noticing, monitoring and observing: Interactional grounds for joint and emergent seeing in UN military observer training5
Changing practices for connected discourse: Starting and developing topics in conversation5
Understanding migration through translating the multimodal code5
Interactional use of compliments in mental health rehabilitation5
Accepting invitations and offers in second language Chinese: Effect of proficiency on pragmatic competence in interaction5
Fast and slow thinking as secret agents behind speakers’ (un)conscious pragmatic decisions and judgements4
The Japanese benefactive -te ageru construction in family and adult interactions4
Viewing gender through the eyes of proverbs: Reflections of gender ideology in the Akan and Swahili societies4
Local participation framework as a resource among military observer trainees: Interactional episodes between repair initiation and repair solution in critical radio communication4
Allegory, metaphor, and analogy4
The granularity of seeing in interaction4
Gatekeeping and linguistic capital: A case study of the Cambridge university undergraduate admissions interview4
Article in Translation: Chinese compliment responses in triadic contexts4
“I'll say something about myself”: Questions and self-disclosures in Italian L1-L2 online initial interactions4
The spring ‘stay at home’ coronavirus campaign communicated by pending accounts4
The art of tentativity: Delivering interpretations in psychodynamic psychotherapy4
The impact of hyperbole on perception of victim testimony4
In your face? Exploring multimodal response patterns involving facial responses to verbal and gestural stance-taking expressions4
Pragmatic socialization through gameplay directives: Multimodal conversation analysis of avatar-embodied interactions4
“Can you read my mind?” Conventionalized indirect requests and Theory of Mind abilities4
The pragmatics of managing children's distress in Murrinhpatha, a traditional Australian language4
Multimodal profiles of je (ne) sais pas in spoken French4
Crying in a Russian preschool: Teachers' pragmatic acts in response to children's distress4
Interpreting impoliteness and over-politeness: An investigation into interpreters' cognitive effort, coping strategies and their effects4
Identity formation and patriarchal voices in theatre translation4
Negatively valenced questions with the Korean subject particle ka: Interactional practices for managing discrepancies in knowledge, understanding, or expectations4
Meaning non-verbally: The neglected corners of the bi-dimensional continuum communication in people with aphasia4