End of ADS-L Digest - 6 Aug 1994 to 8 Aug 1994 ********************************************** There are 5 messages totalling 81 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. eye dialect (4) 2. new word contest ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 9 Aug 1994 00:14:54 CDT From: "Donald M. Lance" Subject: Re: eye dialect As Sumner Ives points out in his article on the literary use of dialect, one must know about the author's dialect to determine what his/her dialect spellings mean. What's eye dialect to a whut-speaker may not appear so to a what-speaker, /h-/ or no. wut, wat, whut.... DMLance