Date: Fri, 18 Jul 1997 12:06:49 -0400

From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: pre-consonantal /l/ in AAVE

Jack Chambers writes:

I wrote about this for the ADS

centennial meeting at Berkeley

in 1989, and revised the paper

at Allan's request in 1995,

but so far the proceedings

are still in press. Or maybe


This is definitely "in press"--it will be the 1996 PADS issue, ed. by Allan M

etcalf. The 1997 PADS (Wolfram et al. on Ocracoke, NC) will be out also this

year (under my general editorship). All ADS members will find this in their

mailboxes soon, and the rest of you can purchase it from U of Alabama Press.