[Ads-l] LSA presidential address from 1993

Mark Mandel markamandel at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 20 13:02:23 EST 2019


Stripped of its "This is where the browser came here from" and other
unnecessary information, Dave's link is
https://www.nchsoftware.com/documentconvert/index.html
<https://www.nchsoftware.com/documentconvert/index.html?kw=word%20converter&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhdnahdbE5gIVhMBkCh292Qj5EAAYAiAAEgJ4ZvD_BwE>

Mark Mandel


On Fri, Dec 20, 2019, 11:51 AM dwhause <dwhause at cablemo.net> wrote:

> I have no such files but have had a similar problem years ago and just
> now searched for "multimate file reader" which was the format I had
> years ago and found this interesting response for 'document converter
> software':
>
> https://www.nchsoftware.com/documentconvert/index.html?kw=word%20converter&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhdnahdbE5gIVhMBkCh292Qj5EAAYAiAAEgJ4ZvD_BwE
>
> Dave Hause
>
> On 2019-12-19 18:51, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
> > I've been working on a posting about my 1992 LSA Presidential Address
> > (delivered in January 1993 at the Biltmore in Los Angeles), "Mapping
> > the ordinary into the rare: Basic/derived reasoning in theory
> > construction", and find that my computer files are in a format that's
> > now virtually inaccessible and that all my paper files seem to have
> > been destroyed. My memory for what I said 27 years ago is very hazy,
> > so I'm hoping, somewhat desperately, that someone stashed away a copy
> > of my (pretty detailed) handout and can now make it available to me. I
> > *can* reconstruct a version of the joke that began the talk, but the
> > rest of it, about basic/derived vs. default/override conceptual
> > frameworks (in linguistics, but also in sexuality studies), is now
> > pretty dim. All leads (sent to zwicky at stanford.edu) appreciated.
> >
> > arnold
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
> > The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>
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> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org
>

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