LINGUIST List 16.827

Fri Mar 18 2005

Announcing: The LINGUIST List Scavenger Hunt!

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        1.     linguist, The LINGUIST List Scavenger Hunt!
        2.     linguist, How to donate...
        3.     linguist, A huge Thank You to all our supporters so far!

Message 1: The LINGUIST List Scavenger Hunt!

Date: 18-Mar-2005
From: linguist <>
Subject: The LINGUIST List Scavenger Hunt!

Tired of writing that paper? Tired of organizing that conference? Tired of
feeling those linguist blues?

Has LINGUIST List got the cure for you!

For this year's LINGUIST List Fun Drive we have created the perfect diversion
from your everyday working life -- something so fun you'll forget you're
actually increasing your knowledge. And, best of all, you can even add it to
your CV!

Introducing the LINGUIST List 2005 Scavenger Hunt!

The Scavenger Hunt takes all contestants through many different areas of the
LINGUIST List, allowing each to explore the vast amount of information housed on
our site.

And, the Scavenger Hunt winner will get...


generously donated by our friends at MIT Press (

Just think of the acclaim and popularity you will gain among your peers for
having won the only linguistics-themed website scavenger hunt ever created! You
will be the envy of all! And, what those committees will think when they see
that item on your CV... tenure here you come! Already have tenure? Then show
your associates why!

So, what are you waiting for?

Find your first clue:

Or, read the Rules first:

Good luck, and may the best, smartest, wittiest, and cutest linguist win!

Message 2: How to donate...

Date: 18-Mar-2005
From: linguist <>
Subject: How to donate...

This Year the LINGUIST List hope to raise $48,867. This money will go to help
keep the List running, by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming year.

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Message 3: A huge Thank You to all our supporters so far!

Date: 18-Mar-2005
From: linguist <>
Subject: A huge Thank You to all our supporters so far!

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