"Putting on the ritz" (1921)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue May 9 18:07:16 UTC 2006

In general, it isn't productive to put links to the citations from the
subscription databases, anyway.  They often are session-specific.  A
link to an article in ProQuest can't be opened by anyone else, and only
makes the post harder to read.

> We're still having the problem where the presence of URLs in
> a post from someone using "rich formatting" in AOL or Gmail
> ends up rendering the post unreadable in various mail
> programs. In such cases the online archive will always
> display the post correctly:
> http://listserv.linguistlist.org/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0605A&L=ADS-
> L&P=R9344
> (Well, even in the archive that post has some funky coding.)
> --Ben Zimmer

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