Date: Wed, 16 Nov 1994 22:16:32 -0800
From: THOMAS CLARK tlc[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]NEVADA.EDU
Subject: Re: WWW/Gopher/ftp
Natalie asks for material for these wonderful resources that will be
available even when some of us learn about gif and pif and dif and all
that wonderful stuff of which I am totally ignorant and incapable of
But I just finished teaching my baby linguistics seminar.
Today we had Naming of the Parts, Ch 13, Finegan: Dialects.
I used tapes and records that date back to the Pleistocene.
How nice it would have been to use something I could have
downloaded that had been taped in a Minnesota mall yesterday,
or at a rock concert in Cleveland last week. I was embarrassed
when I had to tell the students that Florence Trawicky, aged 21
when she was recorded for _Americans Speaking_ is 54 years old this
year! A hard thing for young people when they listen to the
cheer-leading Southern Belle Sorority Sister par excellence on
I guess I need new material -- audio and visual -- (And yes, I use
_American Tongues_ as an out of class assignment).
tlc[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]nevada.edu