End of ADS-L Digest - 17 Nov 1994 to 18 Nov 1994 ************************************************ There are 11 messages totalling 201 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Recent Black English (4) 2. new (?) s/sh variation in English before /tr/ 3. metadata (3) 4. song lyrics 5. "ride the rodeo" 6. shtr- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 18 Nov 1994 20:58:21 -0800 From: Dan Alford Subject: Re: Recent Black English Marilyn Silva reports that when she was teaching high school in NYC 25 years ago, students THEN were reporting, "we don't talk like that -- that's the way country folk talk!" Of course, there's always a mix in big cities between country and city folk. And ... some people don't know objectively what they do. But ... that's the report. -- Moonhawk (%->) <"The fool on the hill sees the sun going down and> <-- McCartney/Lennon>