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Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Sun Jul 15 13:20:30 UTC 2001

Honors floor students!!!!! Talk about your convenience sample! How
bout taking the word down to Dagwoods or a Lugnuts game.


>On Fri, 13 Jul 2001, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>  An empirical question, which I nevertheless take great issue with
>>  without empirical support. Do you mean 1 in 10 PhD's in lit crit (or
>>  "culture studies")? Maybe.
>Nope, these were just college freshman like me. (And this was at MSU!)
>OK, we were on the honors floor, but there were a variety of disciplines
>represented. It's one of those funny words, like 'vart', that goofy
>teenagers use at parties when they drink.
>Please note my *new* email address: stevekl at panix.com -- you can start
>using it now. (Note the letter l -- it's stevekl). I'll be unsubbing from
>shore.net toward the end of the summer.

Dennis R. Preston
Department of Linguistics and Languages
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
preston at pilot.msu.edu
Office: (517)353-0740
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