Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 09:24:47 -0500

From: "Timothy C. Frazer" mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU

Subject: Re: books by Chambers and by Chaika

On Mon, 8 Apr 1996, Natalie Maynor wrote:

I wish Wardhaugh and Chaika would mate (the books, that is) and produce

an offspring that had the substance of Wardhaugh and the readability of



I've tried both and have not been totally happy with either of

them. Wardhaugh seems to have gone out of his way to make a potentially

interesting subject as boring as possible. Chaika, OTOH, doesn't include

quite as much depth or detail as I'd like to see in a textbook.


Bertter yet would be a fusion of Wolfram and Chaika.