14.1040, All: Amazing Prizes for 'Just $5'

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Subject: 14.1040, All: Amazing Prizes for 'Just $5'

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Date:  7 Apr 2003 19:45:21 -0000
From:  linguist at linguistlist.org
Subject:  The LINGUIST List Publisher Prize Draw - Amazing Prizes for Just $5

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Date:  7 Apr 2003 19:45:21 -0000
From:  linguist at linguistlist.org
Subject:  The LINGUIST List Publisher Prize Draw - Amazing Prizes for Just $5

Dear Linguists,

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