LINGUIST List 13.1028

Mon Apr 15 2002

All: New from LINGUIST: A Guilt Trip

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  1. linguist, A message from Monica Macaulay

Message 1: A message from Monica Macaulay

Date: 15 Apr 2002 02:52:17 -0000
From: linguist <>
Subject: A message from Monica Macaulay

Yes, my fellow linguists, fund drive time is a time when we try
various tactics to get you to make a donation to support the Linguist
List, and naturally we are not above trying the GUILT TRIP (a
time-honored method in fund-raising).

(Imagine violins playing mournfully in the background and images of
sad, big-eyed children on the screen.)

* Did you know that the Linguist student editors won't have shoes next
winter if you don't donate? And they live in Michigan, where there is
snow 10 months out of the year (it used to be 11, but with global
warming, it's not so bad any more).

* Did you know that without your donation, Linguist will be reduced to
sending out illegal hoax spam messages to elderly people requesting
their bank account numbers to help catch someone committing bank

* Did you know that only about 300 Linguist subscribers out of the
15,600 total ever donate?

* Did you know that all of civilization as we know it will collapse if
you don't help out?

Now... one of these is actually true. Which one do you think it is?

	Monica Macaulay
	Linguist Advisory Board


It's true: out of the thousands of people who subscribe to our mailing
list, and the hundreds of thousands who visit our web site, only a
handful support us with a donation. In many cases, it is the same
individuals who support us year after year. If you pay close
attention to our annual fund drive, you may recognise some of the
names below as repeat donors; we certainly do. We would like to say a
special thank you to you all, upon whom we depend so much. Without
your regular support, LINGUIST would be a smaller, and considerably
less useful service.

Please help us maintain our crew of student editors. If you have not
donated yet, please go to to send
us your pledge. From there you have the choice of donating straight
away by credit card using our secure form, or you can send us a cheque
later. If you do send a cheque, please make it payable in US dollars;
we get charged about $50 a time to convert currency (no such problems
with a credit card).

Alternatively, you can hit "Reply" to this message and send us your
pledge right now by email, prior to sending your cheque. Then we will
be able to list you immediately as one of our donors; and we may be
able to reach our goal (and halt these Fund Drive messages) a bit
earlier. The address to send cheques is as follows:

The LINGUIST Editorial Support Fund
c/o Helen Aristar-Dry
Dept. of English
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 
USA 48197

As a 501(c)3 organization, LINGUIST qualifies for corporate
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We at LINGUIST really do appreciate your support. We could not
continue without you.

With our sincere thanks,


Anthony, Helen, Andrew, Karen, Naomi, Heather, James, Michael,
Zhen-Wei, Richard, Karolina, Dina, Renee, Steve, Marie, Gayathri,
John, Ljuba, Terry, Simin, Tomoko.


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