Date: Mon, 18 Mar 1996 12:21:59 -0400
From: "Bethany K. Dumas, U of Tennessee" dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UTKVX.UTK.EDU
Subject: F*** NEH!
The letter came this morning. It says: "Thank you for responding to our
invitation to attend the 25th Annual Jeferson Lecture in the Humanities.
Due to the enormous response we've received, I regret to inform you that
tickets are no longer available." (There follow various symbols for
Now, when I receive an invitation, I do not expect my acceptance to be
followed by "tickets are no longer available." What think you? And should
our hon. officer, Prof. Metcalf, be spending time distributing tickets
that do not exist???
Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. | Applied Linguistics, Language & Law
Dep't of English, UT, Knoxville | EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]utk.edu
415 McClung Tower | (423) 974-6965 | FAX (423) 974-6926
Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 | See Webpage at http://hamlet.la.utk.edu