FUNKNET Digest, Vol 83, Issue 7

Robert Nelson rnnelson at
Tue Aug 17 21:50:36 UTC 2010

Sorry for the continual emails, but have you submitted the symposium
announcement to the Funknet mailing list?

On 8/17/10 12:00 PM, "funknet-request at"
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>    1. New e-mail list on variationist sociolinguistics (Damien Hall)
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> Date: 17 Aug 2010 14:17:18 +0100
> From: Damien Hall <djh514 at>
> Subject: [FUNKNET] New e-mail list on variationist sociolinguistics
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> Dear all
> (Apologies for cross-postings, and sorry for bothering you, if you're not a
> variationist sociolinguist!)
> Sociolinguists (professional and serious amateur): please join the new
> e-mail list, the Variationist List, at the following short link!
> I hope it'll end up as an international discussion forum for professional
> sociolinguists - an easy way for us to tap into each other's expertise.
> Since it was launched a couple of weeks ago over 100 people have
> subscribed, from experienced researchers to undergraduates. Membership is
> moderated, but all are welcome in principle! There have already been
> discussions on appropriate normalisation methods for variationist studies,
> variability in morphosyntactic marking of past-tense meaning in English,
> the 'f?e'-'fais' merger in French, and other issues - so the early signs
> are promising.
> If you want, you can get a daily digest of postings so you're only bothered
> by it once a day. If you have any questions about it, please don't hesitate
> to ask - otherwise, I hope to see you on the list!
> Many thanks for reading this far - looking forward to seeing you there -
> Best wishes
> Damien Hall 

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