Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 11:39:37 -0500
From: Grant Barrett
Subject: NADS 30.2 Available Online

Allan Metcalf has completed his work on issue 30.2 of the Newsletter
of the American Dialect Society, and you should be receiving it in the
mail shortly.

For the first time, Allan has created a Portable Document Format (PDF)
version of the file, now available on the ADS web site at

The file is viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free, cross-platform
application (usable on all flavors of Windows and Macintosh, and many
flavors of Unix) available at

The user name to access the PDF file is


and the password is


I am interested in hearing your thoughts on making the newsletter available
to the public at large as an enticement to become a member. We may also
consider putting past issues online.

Grant Barrett