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LINGUIST List 22.1139

Tue Mar 08 2011

You: Are the Reason We are Here

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

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Message 1: Your Donations Support LINGUIST List Success
Date: 08-Mar-2011
From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Your Donations Support LINGUIST List Success
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Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,

I want to begin this letter with a thank you. My tenure at LINGUIST
List began this past fall semester after I was accepted to the Master's
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of my first day on the job I came to realize how important each and
every one of you is to our continued operation. You are the reason I
have been able to complement my graduate studies with hands-on experience
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Your support allows me to edit and post your FYI submissions and your
new journal announcements. With your contributions and patronage, I am
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