Piotr Cap is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Pragmatics at the University of Łódź, Poland. He has been research fellow at UC Berkeley, Birmingham University, the University of Munich and Boston University. His interests are in pragmatics, political discourse and methodology of linguistics. His book publications include Explorations in Political Discourse (Lang, 2002), Pragmatics Today (Lang, 2005) and Legitimization in Political Discourse (CSP, 2006). He is editor of the international journal Lodz Papers in Pragmatics (LPP).Joanna Nijakowska is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psycholinguistics and Language Didactics at the University of Łódź, Poland. She specializes in the psychological, neurolinguistic and pragmatic aspects of language comprehension and processing. She has lectured at several European academic centers, including the University of Tampere, the University of York and Manchester University.