another touchstone

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Dec 20 06:07:33 UTC 2001

At 1:25 PM -0500 12/20/01, George Thompson wrote:
>Here is a dictionary to be found in better libraries everywhere.  If
>your library of choice does not have it, you may be sure that you are
>patronizing an inferior institution.
>Patrick Labriola & Jurgen Schiffer.  American Sports: Baseball –
>Football – Basketball: Worterbuch grosser amerikanischer Sportarten.
>Dictionary of Major American Sports.  Englisch – Deutsch, mit einem
>deutschsprachigen Index.  Aachen: Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997.  423 pp.
>Larry Horn, I believe it was, has commented upon my very strict
>standards for judging whether a library should be considered a "better"
>library or an inferior one.  I accept this criticism, but if we do not
>have high standards, how can we have progress?
Oops, Yale flunks again.


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