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LINGUIST List 20.1103

Fri Mar 27 2009

Games: Win a Prize While Having Fun!

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.     linguist, Enjoy an Afternoon Filled With Fun!         2.     linguist, Letter from Our Most Experienced Crew Member

Message 1: Enjoy an Afternoon Filled With Fun!
Date: 27-Mar-2009
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Enjoy an Afternoon Filled With Fun!
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Dear Susbcribers,

To help you relax and have a good time on this friday
afternoon, we are bringing you some excinting games!

- Use your transcription skills to win a prize!
- Submit recipes to out cookbook and also win a prize
- Play our Language Codes game
- Enjoy some IPA quizes
- Refresh your memory on Spectograms
- Play our Lexicon game

Do not forget to stop by to the donation pages and help
us continue supporting grad students. By donating, you
will also be helping your school reach the top of the
grad school challenge and win prizes!
https://linguistlist.org/donation/donate/donate1.cfm


Go to the Fun dDrive page to see all the other fun things
we have for you at http://linguistlist.org/

Have a fun Friday!

The LINGUIST Crew




Message 2: Letter from Our Most Experienced Crew Member
Date: 27-Mar-2009
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Letter from Our Most Experienced Crew Member
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Dear Subscribers,

In a couple of months, I will be finishing my ninth years with LINGUIST
and stepping into my tenth year here: you know you have been around for
a long while if you can remember working with team members who are just
editor names on older LINGUIST issues to other people in the office.
This also means that you have heard from me more often than most editors
on crew! I have enjoyed writing to you about my yearly progress right
from my master's degree completion (thanks to your donation) to my career
as a project manager. I did begin work on LINGUIST as a programmer which
was a challenging task given the intricacies in language data and the
need to be a useful site to our users. But, over the years, LINGUIST
has been involved in quite a few projects thus giving need for a project
manager role in the organization which I have been trying my best to fill!
I have been involved in various projects in different capacities which
have helped me acquire multiple project management traits; the opportunity
to grow and learn new things constantly is quite motivating and is an
attractive aspect of LINGUIST for me. From the letters you have been
receiving from our editors, you may be aware that we are a diverse work
force with crew members from all over the world; we find this diversity
is often comforting for all of us!

Our fund drive letters have two themes: one, you get to know each one of
us a little more each year; two, we bring our projects into focus, that
is, what has your donation done for you in the last year? Please do spare
a moment to peruse our team letters, and to visit our projects/site
features we have added to make our website more useful to you. We could
not have added these projects to our portfolio without our hardworking
crew, but we would not have such a smart crew if it weren't for your
donations! Did you know LINGUIST has employed over 100+ student editors
and programmers since inception! Not only is this a matter of pride for
us to have provided deserving and intelligent individuals with real-world
work experience; but this is a matter of satisfaction for you, our donors;
you have, with your kind donations, given graduate students the opportunity
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work on a day-to-day basis. We rely on you for our existence, please donate:
http://linguistlist.org/donation/

Thank you very much for your donation, your encouraging letters, and
most of all your heart-felt praise for our efforts here.

With best regards and gratitude,

Gayathri Sriram

[http://www.linguistlist.org/people/gayatri.html]



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