Date: Fri, 13 Jan 1995 19:20:53 -0500
From: AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: WOTY
FYI, cyberADSers, nominations for WOTY begin with two lists of a couple dozen
words each, one from the Algeos, one from David Barnhart: words they are
noting for possible *future* issues. So we get a *preview* of ANW and BDC.
Like good academics, they have their lists ready at the last possible
moment; and anyhow, like good scholars, they wait till the year is nearly
over to look back at the words of the whole year.
I think we could arrange to get those lists in cyberspace a few days in
advance of our nominating committee meeting (open to all, Dec. 28) and vote
That will be progress, but believe me, it won't solve the fundamental
PS. Thanks, Dennis B. - A statuette would be a helpful antidote to an
overdose of seriousness. Shall we call it a "Noah" after Webster?