End of ADS-L Digest - 8 Mar 1996 to 9 Mar 1996 ********************************************** There are 3 messages totalling 84 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. abortion in dictionaries 2. 3. % Source of Quote: Been There ... Done That (fwd) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Sun, 10 Mar 1996 12:39:16 -0500 From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: abortion in dictionaries i've heard that there is some controversy regarding the definition of 'abortion' in american dictionaries. has anyone written a paper on this? if so, i need a reference for it. also, i know there are a lot of lexicographers on this list, but is there a lexicography discussion list? thanks in advance, lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]muse.arts.wits.ac.za Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA