End of ADS-L Digest - 11 Apr 1994 to 12 Apr 1994 ************************************************ From <[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU:owner-ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU> Thu Apr 14 00:00:00 1994 Received: from Walt.CS.MsState.Edu (walt.cs.msstate.edu []); by Tut.MsState.Edu using SMTP (; id XAA13117; Wed, 13 Apr 1994 23:59:58 -0500 Received: from uga.cc.uga.edu by Walt.CS.MsState.Edu (4.1/6.0s-FWP); id AA26629; Wed, 13 Apr 94 23:59:53 CDT Message-Id: <9404140459.AA26629[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]Walt.CS.MsState.Edu> Received: from UGA.CC.UGA.EDU by uga.cc.uga.edu (IBM VM SMTP V2R2) with BSMTP id 3055; Thu, 14 Apr 94 00:56:21 EDT Received: from UGA.CC.UGA.EDU (NJE origin LISTSERV[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA) by UGA.CC.UGA.EDU (LMail V1.1d/1.7f) with BSMTP id 8782; Thu, 14 Apr 1994 00:00:27 -0400 Date: Thu, 14 Apr 1994 00:00:17 -0400 Sender: American Dialect Society Reply-To: American Dialect Society From: Automatic digest processor Subject: ADS-L Digest - 12 Apr 1994 to 13 Apr 1994 To: Recipients of ADS-L digests Status: R There are 16 messages totalling 292 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. ink pen (12) 2. The Great Unwashed (2) 3. Unscientific Survey re "ink pen" 4. Ink Pen ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 13 Apr 1994 00:06:14 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: ink pen OK, I guess I'll fold my tents (or my tense, at the case may be) and slink away. It seemed like a nice idea when someone posted the theory on alt.usage.english, but at the same time too good to be true, and evidently it was. "Ink pen", to the extent that it occurs at all, is not (or at least not systematically) a neutralization-driven homonymy-avoidance device. Sigh. Larry