Southern author/book seeks endorsement

Robert S. Wachal robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Mon May 28 18:27:02 UTC 2001

Isn't there likely to be a major overlap between the Bonds book and DARE?

Bob Wachal

At 01:05 PM 5/28/01 -0500, you wrote:
>     Would Damon Bonds please clarify for us the nature of his contribution.
>Have any other books been written on Southern words/expressions, and
>if so, how would his book differ from them?  Might he give us a
>sample treatment of two or three items to illustrate the nature of
>the book. Is there a bibliography?
>---Gerald Cohen
>>At 7:18 AM -0400 5/28/01, Grant Barrett wrote:
>>Sender: American Dialect Society
>>From: Grant Barrett <gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG>
>>Subject:      Query: Southern author/book seeks endorsement
>>I am forwarding this message on behalf its author, below.
>>     I am venturing into the world of publishing and have spent the past
>>years compiling "The Southern Dictionary". It's 190 pages of Southern words
>>and expressions. I'm in the midst of final editing and it will go to print
>>within the next three months. So now is the time to seek
>>     Would you be interested in endorsing the book? Can you put me in touch
>>with any noteable Southern individuals or organizations who might endorse my
>>book? Do you know of any organizations that might be interested in buying or
>>distributing the book? Any other avenues?
>>     Any input you might have would be greatly appreciated.
>>I sincerely thank you for your time.
>>     Damon Bonds
>>Nomad Publishing
>>NOMAD9572 at

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