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Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Mon Dec 31 14:06:13 UTC 2007

Well, Grant, he also did "buy a book" (or two) for the same price!
Membership includes not only the quarterly American Speech but also
the monograph series PADS (Publication of the American Dialect
Society). He got the best deal going in scholardom.


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>Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Poster:       Grant Barrett <gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG>
>Subject:      Re: Check out my blog
>On Dec 31, 2007, at 03:48, David Gignilliat wrote:
>>   I did sign up for ADS earlier this evening, though
>>  I had to buy a book from Duke to do so
>You mean you joined the society and as part of your membership got a
>one-year subscription to the quarterly journal American Speech. You
>didn't "buy a book."
>Grant Barrett
>Vice President of Communications and Technology
>American Dialect Society
>gbarrett at
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Dennis R. Preston
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Department of English
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