Appalachian E/Kirk Hazen

Dennis Baron debaron at NTX1.CSO.UIUC.EDU
Mon Feb 7 17:02:26 UTC 2000

Yes, I read that article and the "calls for his resignation" part was most
troubling. I will write to him to ask what is going on, since the article
didn't really stress that issue.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse T Sheidlower [mailto:jester at PANIX.COM]
Sent: Monday, February 07, 2000 10:41 AM
Subject: Appalachian E/Kirk Hazen

> ADS members might be interested to know that today's New
> York Times has an article about Appalachian English that
> features ADS member Kirk Hazen. Apparently people are
> calling for Kirk's resignation for daring to claim
> that dialects are regular, etc. etc.
> The article is at:
> Jesse Sheidlower
> Oxford English Dictionary
> <jester at>

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