Date: Sun, 14 Jan 1996 20:33:13 GMT

From: Natalie Maynor maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]RA.MSSTATE.EDU

Subject: Re: The reason kids miswrite ITS'

I WOULD like to point out that several ADS linguists have been active in

NCTE, e.g., Allan Metcalf, Natalie Maynor, Walt Wolfram, and Dennis

Barton. We should all follow their lead. I confess that I haven't been to

an NCTE meeting for yeaRS (since I gave up directing Freshman English at


I'm not sure that I've ever been to one. As much as I appreciate being

included on the list above, I must admit that I don't belong there. I

can't remember when I was last a member of NCTE. Maybe fifteen years ago?

--Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]