demographics of this listserv

Scot LaFaive spiderrmonkey at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 25 17:20:10 UTC 2007

It might be interesting.
> Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 08:43:39 -0600> From: slang at UCHICAGO.EDU> Subject: demographics of this listserv> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> > ---------------------- Information from the mail header -----------------------> Sender: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>> Poster: Sarah Lang <slang at UCHICAGO.EDU>> Subject: demographics of this listserv> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------> > As we are frequently stating information like age, language, and> location, I think it would be useful to have a demographic faq> (either compiled and anon or not) on the listserv homepage. I know I> mentioned this before--and it didn't go anywhere--but I am also still> quite aware that my active participation and a women in her 20s> appears to be unusual.> > If nothing else I think it would be interesting.> > Something like?> (> > gender> age> household configuration (married, cohabitation, single, children, 18> hamsters)> place of birth> place of current residence> place of citizenship> other locations of residence that where 2 or more years longer> first language spoken/written/read/aurally comprehend (and degree)> language(s) spoken/written/read/aurally comprehend (and degree) at home> language(s) spoken/written/read/aurally comprehend (and degree) at work> other languages spoken/written/read/aurally comprehend (and degree)> highest level of schooling achieved by parents (if known)> highest level of schooling achieved> if post-bac/grad/doc: speciality/ies> current profession> other profession(s) that were significant> unpaid labour> income bracket> > Just a thought,> S.> > ------------------------------------------------------------> The American Dialect Society -
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