19. Descriptions of personal ability can serve either as claims, like "This is what I am good at ...", or as answers to questions like "What are you good at?" or "can you ... ?" In conversations – whether informally, or formally as in a job interview – the claims, questions, and answers may be more or less specific. That is a necessary and natural feature of communication. It is the implications of this that I want to explore here, as they bear on my current work, in particular including the InLOC project.