Different Language?

Dennis R. Preston preston at MSU.EDU
Wed Jun 16 18:23:26 UTC 2004

>Of course you love me; I said nothing about your use of "disinterested."


PS: I love it when I say I said nothing.

>Dennis, you're probably right that the issue may be cultural.  With all
>due respect for your linguistic expertise, you are wrong in your opinion
>that Americans do not care a hoot for classic cars.  The reason may be
>that Americans with this interest are disinterested in the Web.  They are
>probably in their garages working on their cars if they are not out on the
>road showing them off.
>Love you Dennis, but you're off on this call.
>barnhart at highlands.com

Dennis R. Preston
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic,
        Asian and African Languages
Wells Hall A-740
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1027 USA
Office: (517) 353-0740
Fax: (517) 432-2736

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