Date: Fri, 7 Jul 1995 15:54:13 -0500 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Bounced Mail **************************************************************** REMINDER: WHEN INCLUDING A PREVIOUS LIST POSTING IN SOMETHING YOU'RE SENDING TO THE LIST, BE SURE TO EDIT OUT ALL REFERENCES TO ADS-L IN THE OLD HEADERS. **************************************************************** > Subject: ADS-L: error report from M-W.COM > >The enclosed message, found in the ADS-L mailbox and shown under the spool ID >6299 in the system log, has been identified as a possible delivery error notice >for the following reason: "Sender:", "From:" or "Reply-To:" field pointing to >the list has been found in mail body. > > ----------------- Message in error (44 lines) -------------------------- > From: "E. W. Gilman" > Organization: Merriam-Webster, Inc. > Date: Fri, 7 Jul 1995 07:50:45 +0000 > Subject: Re: Faculty and Librarian > > Date: Thu, 6 Jul 1995 23:48:42 -0700 > From: Gail Stygall > Subject: Faculty and Librarian > > One of our librarians here has posted a query to me and I thought I would > pass it on the list and ask for practices on other campuses. The > "faculty" code applicable to librarians is being revised and the > librarians are finding themselves irritated by not being able to use a > "correct" usage that parallels faculty as a group noun. They see their > options as follows: > librarian's code > librarians' code > librarian code > They prefer the third and wonder if others have had similar decisions to > make and what they chose (and how they defended it if they selected #3). > Cheers, > Gail > ________________________________________________________________________ > Gail Stygall (206) 685-2384 > English, Box 354330, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195-4330 > ________________________________________________________________________ > Since "librarian" doesn't have a mass noun use like "faculty" does, a > 4th alternative occurs to me, that of using the plural as an > attributive, producing "librarians code" on the analogy of "teachers > college". Would this be suitable? >