Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Tue Dec 19 14:26:25 UTC 2006

This is a periodic reminder about a number of 'housekeeping' and
(n)etiquette issues that need to be observed on this list.

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If you have any questions about these or other issues, please email ME
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Thanks very much for you attention to these details!

H. Schiffman

			  Harold F. Schiffman

		Professor of Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
			Dept. of South Asia Studies
			805 Williams Hall Box 6305

			University of Pennsylvania
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