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Message 1: Queries in 2000 - Fund Drive Day 4

Date: 15 Mar 2001 06:42:58 -0000
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Queries in 2000 - Fund Drive Day 4

Dear Linguists,

As many of you already know, the Query issues (Qs) are a very popular
feature of LINGUIST List. In the year 2000, over 600 of you submitted
a query to the list.

Queries submitted this year have been on all subjects, from reference
requests to judgements on syntactic constructions. They have covered
languages from Old Frankish to Navaho.

The large number of summaries (SUMs) of the answers posted suggests
that the service works rather efficiently, and that those who seek do
indeed find the answers. Moreover, the linguistic community, as a
whole, benefits from the research included in those summarized
responses.

As with all LINGUIST issues, both Queries and Summaries are archived
for your future reference on the LINGUIST website. And as with most
services on LINGUIST, the Qs feature is completely free. But of
course, it would not be possible for The LINGUIST List to maintain
this popular service without the funding which your donations provide.

Today is the 4th day of the 2001 Fund Drive. We have received
$16,541 of the $40,000 we need to collect. We heartily thank all who
have contributed; their names are listed at the bottom of this page.

If you would like to make your contribution in support of the 
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