End of ADS-L Digest - 11 Jul 1995 to 12 Jul 1995 ************************************************ There are 14 messages totalling 396 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. oj trial (12) 2. For "he says", like "he's all" . . . 3. Electronic Dictionary ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 13 Jul 1995 08:55:51 +0100 From: debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UIUC.EDU Subject: oj trial I heard an nth-hand report that the attorneys in the OJ trial and Judge Ito clashed yesterday over a prosecution question about whether some witness overheard someone "who sounded black." I haven't got a NY Times today and was out of touch most of yesterday (hey, it's hot here). Can anybody fill me in? I've got a student doing some research on Ebonics and this incident sounds like something he could get his teeth into. Dennis -- Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uiuc.edu Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 South Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, Illinois 61801