Re: Call for Papers

Joanne M. Despres jdespres at MERRIAM-WEBSTER.COM
Fri Feb 10 15:05:07 UTC 2006

Ron, I couldn't agree with you more.  Puerto Rico and Mexico are
just as American as Philadelphia, and I'll bet the beer at cocktail
parties would be much cheaper!  My vote is for Cancun or Cozumel.


On 10 Feb 2006, at 9:40, RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:

> In a message dated 2/9/06 9:59:31 PM, mckernan at LOCALNET.COM writes:
> > Winter in Philly:  won't the MLA  accommodate your dialing-in with a
> > picture cell-phone, and participating cellephonically (from a tropical
> > island beach, preferably).  They do, after all, have pretensions to 'modern
> > language'...
> >
> Why not just hold the conference in Puerto Rico or Mexico every year?
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