What is winter? (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Wed Feb 24 16:33:14 UTC 2010

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> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Tom Zurinskas
> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 10:06 AM
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> Poster:       Tom Zurinskas <truespel at HOTMAIL.COM>
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> Hi Eoin C. Bairéad
> I've never seen a first name like that nor last name for that matter.

That you've never seen it just means you don't get out enough.

> You must have missed the part where I spoke of the seasons as per conus
> USA.  Also the part where redefining the seasons is the observation of
> most weather forecasters in USA.  And how about the part where this is
> the "American" Dialect Society.  OK?

Eoin -- please don't assume that Tom's rudeness above represents the mainstream of the ADS-L. (In fact, don't assume he represents the mainstream of anything.) I, for one, appreciate your comments.

Bill Mullins
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