Date: Wed, 10 Dec 1997 18:55:32 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: Posts and Getting Along Allan Metcalf, Are you there? Get an application to Courts. I'll sponsor (or vouch for) him. In fact, I'll do whatever is necessary to make him join ADS except pay his dues. dInIs (who might have spelled it this way but eschewed it due to e e cummings associations) > There is much that DInIs says and writes that I agree with, though I think >he ought to sign his name dInIs because the cap D confuses the issue. And >I agree that it is unnecesary and foolish to redefine a field's listserv to >serve popular notions. Hell, I'll even join ADS when someone sends the >info about how to join. But on a more serious note, I think you make a >mistake If you limit the list's membership. > >Cheers, > >Pat Courts Dennis R. Preston Department of Linguistics and Languages Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Office: (517)353-0740 Fax: (517)432-2736