Re: [ADS-L] A Pair of Fruits

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Wed Feb 27 22:37:26 UTC 2008

In a message dated 2/27/08 5:14:26 PM, blukoff at ALVORD.COM writes:

> > Or than a field as small as linguistics was 40 years ago having a
> > (Herbert) Paper, a (Herbert) Penzl, a Postal, and a Stampe all active
> > and (of course) writing.
> Or a Lukoff (my father) and two Lakoffs...

Even more astounding, the two Lakoffs were once married to each other.

And George Lakoff's cousin is Naomi Qjuinn -- how often does THAT happen?

As I recall, Postal and Stampe published an article together.

And a 1970s reader in linguistics and literature was edited by Love and

And my high school chemistry book was written by someone named Dull.

When will it end, and how?

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