Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 16:09:26 +0000 From: Lynne Murphy Subject: i'm back in the saddle again... just a note of greeting to say i'm back on the list, and, yes indeedy, this is the same "m. lynne murphy" that was in south africa. god, the world doesn't need two of us (though i did go to college with a lynne m. murphy). now i have a whole new dialect of english to conquer here in texas. and i'd just got(ten) used to taking inventries and reading litracha. as for heat indexes... this is my first summer in 5 years, so i refuse to complain! lynne -- M. Lynne Murphy Assistant Professor in Linguistics Department of English Baylor University PO Box 97404 Waco, TX 76798 ("one tall building surrounded by baptists")