End of ADS-L Digest - 3 Sep 1995 to 5 Sep 1995 ********************************************** There are 22 messages totalling 520 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Bounced Mail 2. hung dogs -Reply 3. Pronounciation of Oxymoron (4) 4. English-only (10) 5. English-only (fwd) 6. hung dogs 7. English-only legislation (again) (2) 8. courses on language and gender or language and power 9. add to courses on language and gender ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Wed, 6 Sep 1995 05:32:01 -0500 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Bounced Mail **************************************************************** REMINDER: WHEN INCLUDING A PREVIOUS LIST POSTING IN SOMETHING YOU'RE SENDING TO THE LIST, BE SURE TO EDIT OUT ALL REFERENCES TO ADS-L IN THE HEADERS. **************************************************************** > Date: Tue, 5 Sep 1995 22:09:43 -0400 > From: "L-Soft list server at UGA (1.8b)" > Subject: ADS-L: error report from BINGSUNS.CC.BINGHAMTON.EDU > >The enclosed message, found in the ADS-L mailbox and shown under the spool ID >2199 in the system log, has been identified as a possible delivery error notice >for the following reason: "Sender:", "From:" or "Reply-To:" field pointing to >the list has been found in mail body. > > -------------- Message in error (60 lines) -------------------------- > From: "H. Stephen STRAIGHT (Binghamton University/SUNY)" > Subject: Re: English-only (fwd) > > Thank you, jeffrey howard allen, for sharing these latest Dole-ful > tidings. > > It's a mark of the ethno-/linguo-/racio-centric tendencies of the world > today that the primary candidate of the primary party of the primary > nation can out of one side of his mouth condemn efforts to help people who > _already know_ a language other than English (LOTE) while out of the other > side of his mouth encouraging efforts to make that same nation more > effective in the world economy/culture/polity, which would at a minimum > require that we increase our proficiency in LOTEs (presumably through > schooling, though he doesn't offer funding for it). > > Haven't we wasted enough generations of multilingual immigrants to realize > that they and their children may hold the key to a new international > comity? I look forward to the day when the president of the U.S. speaks > to a world leader in a LOTE that is the first language of _both_ of > them. (Sort of like the day the current pope first spoke to the > president of Poland!) > > So many languages, so few linguists, so little time! Languaculture rules! > > On Tue, 5 Sep 1995, jeffrey howard allen wrote: > > Date: Tue, 5 Sep 1995 14:54:58 -0500 > > From: jeffrey howard allen > > Subject: Re: English-only (fwd) > > > > Dole was on the News last night where he addressed the issue. His point > > was about English being the means of economic potential for children in > > school who would later need jobs. I was shocked to see him slamming > > language programs. Another ethnocentric American. Guess that means that > > if he becomes president he won't be speaking with diplomatic leaders of > > other countries in their languages. > > > > JEFF > > Best. Bye. Steve > signature =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= > H Stephen STRAIGHT LxC Binghamton University (SUNY) > Assoc Prof, Anthro and Ling Box 6000, Binghamton NY 13902-6000 > Dir, Langs Across the Curriculum Tel: 607-777-2824 Fax: 607-777-2889 > =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=