Dialect2000 conference notice

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Thu Jun 22 14:28:28 UTC 2000

Mike Salovesh posted this. Even his fix came through with some chaff, like
"Manfred G?rlach" (question mark for o-umlaut) and question marks for bullets.

Also of interest are these lines, in which I have replaced equal signs with hash

 #85 The second session will be devoted to statements by constituent
 spokespersons and activists seeking to show that there has been real
 or perceived discrimination of a kind that can be attributed to
 language of one sort or another, and with reference to the Good
 #46riday Agreement appealing to the new devolved government for

and these:

         The conference fees comprise #A325.00 registration and
 administrration (non-refundable) and #A375.00 participation (refundable

The escape mechanism disguises the actual costs (25.00 and 75.00 pounds
sterling), here and elsewhere in the notice. I assume that the double-r
represents an authentic burr!

-- Mark

Date:    Wed, 21 Jun 2000 00:57:23 -0500
From:    Mike Salovesh <t20mxs1 at CORN.CSO.NIU.EDU>
Subject: Re: Dialect2000 conference notice

Rudolph C Troike wrote:
> Too bad the information wasn't sent in readable form. All I got was pages
> of meaningless numbers-and-letters.
>         Rudy

This may be a little better.  Enjoy!

-- mike salovesh                    <salovesh at niu.edu>

N.B.: The original text, in rich text format, leaned a lot on changing
fonts, boldface, and italics for organization and emphasis.  Since we
can't do that in plain ASCII text, I took the liberty of adding lots of
paragraph breaks for clarity.  Except for that, the following is
unchanged from the attachment you couldn't see in meaningful form:

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