LINGUIST List 14.1488

Fri May 23 2003

Qs: 'Applied' Meaning; Speech Perception Survey

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  1. Geoffrey Nathan, The meaning of 'applied'
  2. Bartek Plichta, Speech Perception Survey

Message 1: The meaning of 'applied'

Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 08:24:52 +0000
From: Geoffrey Nathan <>
Subject: The meaning of 'applied'

For a research project we are asking linguists to answer a web-based
survey on the meaning of the word 'applied' as used both within and
outside of Linguistics. The survey is located at

and should take five to ten minutes to complete. Please do not be put
off by the rather formidable first page, which provides the standard
cautions required in dealing with human subjects. Since the URL is
relatively long you may need to make sure the whole address is
highlighted when you click on it. If clicking doesn't work, block the
whole thing and copy it into your browser's address window. Many
thanks for your help with this.

Margaret E. Winters <>
Geoffrey S. Nathan <>

Linguistics Program
Wayne State University 
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Message 2: Speech Perception Survey

Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 12:27:17 +0000
From: Bartek Plichta <>
Subject: Speech Perception Survey

We need your help!

We are looking for native speakers of American English to take a short
survey in speech perception based in the Department of Linguistics and
Languages at Michigan State University. The survey is very easy and
takes only about 10 minutes. It is done entirely online, so you will
need to be sitting in front of a computer with an Internet connection
and sound capability. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

IT'S EASY! Please, go to the following URL:
username: experiment
password: poland

Thank you very much in advance.

Bartek Plichta and Dennis Preston
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African
Wells A-740
Michigan State University 
East Lansing, MI 48824

Subject-Language: English; Code: ENG 
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