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Message 1: Sharing the tears and joys of linguistics - a message by Larry Chong

Date: 25 Apr 2002 02:14:01 -0000
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Subject: Sharing the tears and joys of linguistics - a message by Larry Chong

Correction to yesterday's fund drive issue (13.1135):

Contrary to what we said yesterday, U.S. tax payers do not have their
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taxable amount that is reduced, so that a 25% taxpayer would have his
or her tax bill reduced by $25 on a $100 donation. 
We at LINGUIST apologize for any confusion caused, but still encourage
you to take advantage of this tax break. We look forward to the day
when our incomes are high enough for us to become better acquainted
with the details of tax law...


Dear Subscribers,

Finally! As the pig on our fund drive page becomes ever more
colourful, we can at last see the end of the fund drive approaching.
Our fund drive goal for this year is $48,000: this is the amount we
need to keep the same number of student editors on our staff next

Thanks to the generosity of everyone listed below, we have now
collected $42,895. This means we only have $5000 to go to reach our
target. So if you have not donated yet, please do so today and maybe
we could finish the fund drive before the end of the week!

We are grateful to Dr. Larry Chong, who is on the LINGUIST List
Advisory Board, for writing today's fund drive letter:

Dear Linguists,

What a shame to tell you like this, but I have to do!

To you,
Is the job of linguistic researches a wonderful joy?
Is the lecture of linguistic topics a wonderful joy all the time?
Not to me.
Not to all my colleagues I know.

All the jobs related to linguistic topics are tears to us.
Do you know why?
It is because we are hungry to get some new information for our researches
and lectures all the time.
Do you know where we have been getting useful information we need?
Yes, our Linguistlist is the only one to feed hunger and thirst. The
list has been doing its utmost to try out all the things they can.

This is my turn to ask myself one serious question.
Then who could support our Linguistlist?

Dear all!

The Linguistlist helps just those who are ready to share their tears
and joys.
This is why I'm asking of you to come and join sharing tears and joys
at the Linguistlist.

This is my turn to send a small donation to the Linguistlist today.
Are you ready to come and join me to share your tears and joys? This
is your turn to send a small donation to the Linguistlist today.

Best regards,


Prof. Larry Chong, Ph.D.
Vice President for Planning, Adimission & Cooperation
Kyongju University
Chairman, ASIA CALL Association
International Director, PNN Scholarship Fund


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