End of ADS-L Digest - 4 Jan 1998 to 5 Jan 1998 ********************************************** Subject: ADS-L Digest - 5 Jan 1998 to 6 Jan 1998 There are 7 messages totalling 263 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. ADS Luncheon Uncovered 2. "Mudville" update 3. Infoglut synonyms? 4. kelly bag 5. Help with recent message 6. Pron of the name of the 23rd letter of the alphabet Down Under? (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 6 Jan 1998 08:15:33 -0500 From: "Dennis R. Preston" Subject: Re: ADS Luncheon Uncovered Allan, I'm not sure if I sent this message before;I meant to, but I'm in an e-mail frenzy these days. Carol says we paid for the luncheon, but neither of us wants the default. Carol Preston - Cheddar Burger (medium rare) Dennis Preston - Club Sandwich See you soon, Dennis >At last, thanks to David Barnhart's pavement-pounding, we have a home for the >ADS Annual Luncheon 1:00-2:15 pm Saturday, January 10. The speaker will be >*William Labov* of the University of Pennsylvania. The place will be right >across the street from our hotel: > >Houlihan's, 380 Lexington Ave. at 42nd Street. > >For $25 inclusive (payable to American Dialect Society), you will get >- fresh garden salad with dressing >- choice of entree >- apple pie >- unlimited coffee, tea and soda. >You may also order other beverages from your server at additional cost. > >Now here is the deal on the choice of entree. We are supposed to tell the >restaurant by *January 1* what our choice is. Naturally, not everyone will >have been able to choose by then. So I'm making item 6 (Chicken Florentine) >the default choice. But if you're going to the luncheon, and would like >something different, please let me know by January 1. (Some of you have >already paid. If not, you do not need to *pay* in advance, but advance >reservations would be helpful; and they will also guarantee you a place. Send >reservations and menu choices directly to me at AAllan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]aol.com.) > >Choice of entrees: >1. Grilled chicken breast with mashed potatoes and sugar snap peas >2. Cheddar burger with lettuce, tomato, shaved red onion and natural cut fries >3. Plaza Club: sliced turkey breast and ham with bacon, provolone, shredded >lettuce, tomato and mayo on freshly baked pan bread with natural cut fries >4. Chicken fingers with honey mustard dressing and natural cut fries >5. Chicken Caesar salad >6. Chicken Florentine: grilled chicken with Florentine sauce and vegetables. > >See you there! - Allan Metcalf, ADS Executive Secretary Dennis R. Preston Department of Linguistics and Languages Michigan State University East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA preston[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]pilot.msu.edu Office: (517)353-0740 Fax: (517)432-2736