Date: Wed, 8 Oct 1997 01:42:32 -0400
From: "Barry A. Popik" Bapopik[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: Re: "The Backbone of America"; First Monday in October; NY Yankees
Sorry for the two offending paragraphs.
Ellis Island ("First Monday in October") has a lot to do with American
dialects and American Speech. Actually, it probably influenced American
speech more than anything else.
It's an important Supreme Court case.
Ellis Island gets lots of visitors from all different countries.
It would be an ideal place for a center/museum for the study of
American dialects and names.
So I've been trying--
I've felt pretty bad this year.
I feel a lot worse now.