LINGUIST List 10.1183

Tue Aug 10 1999

Qs: Germanic Etymolgy, Punctuation, Arabski Paper

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  1. Vladimir Orel, Germanic Etymology References
  2. Bart Geurts, Quotation marks
  3. Pia Kohlmyr, Arabski 1979 paper

Message 1: Germanic Etymology References

Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 17:45:17 -0400
From: Vladimir Orel <>
Subject: Germanic Etymology References

References and offprints in Germanic etymology needed

Vladimir Orel (Bar-Ilan University) is currently working on a "Handbook of
Germanic etymology (Proto-Germanic Vocabulary)" and will appreciate any
biblio references or offprints related to the field of Germanic etymology
and historical grammar.

Vladimir Orel
Dept. of English, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
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Message 2: Quotation marks

Date: Mon, 09 Aug 1999 23:13:37 +0200
From: Bart Geurts <>
Subject: Quotation marks

I am interested in the history of punctuation, especially the origin and
development of quotation marks, but the literature I have looked at so far
is not very helpful. I would be grateful for any references on this subject.

Bart Geurts

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The Netherlands
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Message 3: Arabski 1979 paper

Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 09:27:31 +0100
From: Pia Kohlmyr <>
Subject: Arabski 1979 paper

Dear all,

I'm a doctoral student at the English Department, Gļæ½teborg University,
Sweden who is hunting for a report on error analysis by J Arabski. My
doctoral thesis is about error analysis based on composition material. I
have tried the university library here but they couldn't find anything with
a title matching my reference. Instead they found this e-mail address and
information that Dr Arabski could possibly be located through this address.
My question is if it is possible to find out anything more to add to my
reference in order for my library to find and order the report (or paper)
since I need it for my research in error analysis. The reference I have now

Arabski, J (1979) "Errors as indicators of the development of
interlanguage" Katowice: Uniwersytet Slasky

In the library they tell me it is not possible to locate this and they
suggested it is not the real title or that it is a special series printed
only for the university itself. I have tried the e-mail the librarians gave
me but so far nothing's come up. If anyone out there might have additional
information to this reference I'd be very grateful. I already have Dr
Arabski's paper from 1968 but generally his work form 1979 is quoted only
the reference in all my lists do not seem to help me find it.
Please send any info directly to me at this e-mail address:

Thanks in advance,
Pia K

Mrs Pia Kohlmyr (PhD student) Phone: Int +46 (0)31 773 17 67
Gothenburg University E-mail:
Department of English Fax: Int +46 (0)31 773 47 26
Box 200
SE 405 30 Gothenburg
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