Fwd: [THEL] Do You Speak American

Barbara Need nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Sun Jan 2 17:17:22 UTC 2005

My Sunday paper had the first item mentioned in two places: the TV
section and Parade Magazine.


>From: Dan Mosser <dmosser at vt.edu>
>To: thel at wiz.cath.vt.edu
>Subject: [THEL] Do You Speak American
>List-Id: Teaching the History of the English Language <thel.wiz.cath.vt.edu>
>Wednesday on PBS, Robert McNeil's new "Do You Speak American?" has
>its premier.  My students having been longing for a more current
>version of American Tongues--let's hope this is close.
>There's also a new (expensive) set of videos on "The Adventure of
>English, 500 A.D. to 2000" (Films for the Humanities), so possibly
>"The Story of English" can be superceded if one's library can afford
>the nearly $1000 price tag.
>Happy New Year THELions.
>Dan Mosser <dmosser at vt.edu>

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