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Robert Wachal robert-wachal at UIOWA.EDU
Mon Dec 12 18:51:29 UTC 2005

>Your name.
Robert Wachal

>Preferred professional title(s). Two titles max.
Professor Emeritus

>Professional affiliations. Employer, leadership roles, etc.
Linguistics Department, University of Iowa

>Credentials. Degrees, training, professional experience, etc.
Ph.D. (UWisc), 1964, 37 years of teaching and research

>Areas of expertise. Be specific: "language" or "English" are too
>broad, "English as a second language" or "gender bias in slang" are
ESL, English grammar, English usage, abbreviations, lexicography

>Key publications. Not your entire CV, please. Remember you're
>bridging the gap between specialists and the public.
Houghton-Mifflin Abbreviations Dictionary (1st ed. only)
any articles in American Speech on grammar and usage

>Contact information. At the very least, this should be your email
>address. Phone numbers are highly recommended. If you have one, your
>web site will be linked to, so please include it.
robert-wachal at

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