Date: Thu, 9 Jan 1997 13:44:55 -0600 From: Dennis Baron Subject: Re: Ebonics I upper-cased it in my article, but all the journalists are now lower-casing it. The copy-editor changed it. I've asked why, but have gotten no answer. 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 Urbana, Illinois 61801