Date: Mon, 3 Nov 1997 19:01:16 -0500 From: "Margaret G. Lee -English" Subject: Re: "it's all good" On Sun, 2 Nov 1997, Gregory {Greg} Downing wrote: Exactly what are "authentic-sounding vernacular locutions"? Who or what determines authenticity? While no one has a monopoly on linguistic innovation, the linguistic contributions of African-Americans cannot be overlooked. > Date: Sun, 2 Nov 1997 16:39:07 -0500 > From: Gregory {Greg} Downing > To: ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UGA.CC.UGA.EDU > Subject: Re: "it's all good" > > authentic-sounding vernacular locutions.... Nobody has a monopoly on one > type of linguistic innovation or another.... > > Greg Downing/NYU, at greg.downing[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] or downingg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] >