End of ADS-L Digest - 23 Nov 1995 to 24 Nov 1995 ************************************************ There are 2 messages totalling 41 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. dorm 2. pc at mla ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 24 Nov 1995 23:49:18 -0500 From: Dennis Baron Subject: Re: dorm Yes, a dorm's a dorm and a' that. But residence hall directors have rebelled against the term. The argument here is that dorms are for sleeping, and students do much more than that in dorms (ah, well, yes, I guess they do/we did). Better still are the ones who hope we will all use such terms as campus life centers. Sigh. Dennis Baron debaron[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]uiuc.edu Department of English office: 217-333-2392 University of Illinois fax: 217-333-4321 608 S. Wright Street home: 217-384-1683 Urbana, IL 61801