%A Walid Saba %T A Note on Ontology and Ordinary Language %X We argue for a compositional semantics grounded in a strongly typed ontology that reflects our commonsense view of the world and the way we talk about it. Assuming such a structure we show that the semantics of various natural language phenomena may become nearly trivial. %D 2007 %K Ontology, Commonsense Knowledge, Semantics %L cogprints5544