Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 10:15:06 +0100 From: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU Subject: Re: Algeo/Barnhart WOTYs A sidebar to the Algeo's note on webmaster: in my experience, the word frequently refers (always refers) not simply to an expert on the WWW but to the person in charge of maintaining a particular web site. There was some discussion on one list, I recall, about the gendering of the term--for those who prefer a less masculine word I've suggested webster, which of course was once feminine and has all kinds of nice linguistic reverbs. Dennis --- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 South Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, Illinois 61801