announcing newest little ADS member

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Wed Sep 19 17:48:49 UTC 2001


As President I offer a hearty welcome to a future ADS member. I
suppose little Brian's rhoticity has not yet been decided on
(although I suspect a tough row to hoe out there in Southern Oregon
if a nonrhotic variety is selected for him).



>Arriving to give hope during a terrible tragedy,
>Brian David Elliott Rogers was born on Monday, Sept. 10 at 1:59 pm after 45
>hours of labor, and weighed 6 lb, 6 oz.
>Mom, ADS member Nancy Elliott, is recovering after a very long hospital stay
>and will somehow find time to resume her studies of rhoticity in American
>English 'public' speech.
>Best wishes,
>Nancy Elliott and David Rogers
>Southern Oregon University
>ps- Nancy is glad that Barry Popik is still alive to clog her email, and
>confesses she occasionally forwards his old recipes to friends before she
>deletes stuff.

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
preston at
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