End of ADS-L Digest - 26 Jan 1995 to 27 Jan 1995 ************************************************ There are 7 messages totalling 200 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. names 2. message on TV and dialect influence in Louisiana (fwd) 3. correction on TV & dialect discussion 4. Please forgive - can't sign off (2) 5. GURT 1995 - Preregistration notice 6. Boston accent ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sat, 28 Jan 1995 12:26:00 CST From: Edward Callary Subject: names NAMES, the Journal of the American Name Society, invites manuscripts on names and their roles in society. NAMES publishes articles and notes of general, regional and theoretical interest as well as the results of specialized research in onomastics. Appropriate studies may deal with aspects of personal names, place names, names in literature or specialized names and naming, in historical or contemporary contexts. NAMES is a fully- refereed journal, now in its 42nd year of continuous publication. Articles appearing in recent issues include: Games with Names in Midnight's Children' Objectional Sport Team Designations Male College Nicknames in the 1950s Naming Patterns of Recent Immigrants to Israel Reading the 'Deep Talk' of Literary Names and Naming The In-House Honorifics of Lewis and Clark Changing Names on Peruvian Trucks Requests for further information, for sample copies of NAMES, books for review and manuscripts for consideration (three copies of articles, one copy of notes) should be sent to Edward Callary, Editor, NAMES English Department, Northern Illinois University DeKalb Il 60115