Date: Mon, 6 May 1996 16:23:23 -0400 From: "Bethany K. Dumas, U of Tennessee" Subject: Re: Linguistic bio assignment On Mon, 6 May 1996, Ronald Butters wrote: > A question and a correction, Bethany: > > 1. What is the "Barney Fag" question? (I remember the "Barney Fag" > incident--was it really two years ago?) What I mean by the "question" is whether it is reasonable to claim that "Barney Frank" can become "Barney Fag" as a simple slip of the tongue. > 2. "American Tongues" did not stir up a fuss at all at Duke--and the > scene with the word "nigger" uttered by a white man was not cut. Thanks for the correction. Bethany Bethany K. Dumas, J.D., Ph.D. | Applied Linguistics, Language & Law Dep't of English, UT, Knoxville | EMAIL: dumasb[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] 415 McClung Tower | (423) 974-6965 | FAX (423) 974-6926 Knoxville, TN 37996-0430 | See Webpage at