Date: Wed, 1 May 1996 15:49:23 EDT From: Michael Montgomery Subject: Dear Friends, A candid statement from a final exam I have just read: "Out of all the different dialects, Standard English is the one that is most wildly used." Is this why some of us don't communicate with our students as well as we'd like? A gentle end of the semester to all, Michael Montgomery Dept of English Univ of South Carolina