From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Will You Make Your Ling Subfield the Leader?
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The well aclaimed Linguistic Subfield challenge
is about to start! March 16 through March 22, we
will be running the subfield challenge.
How does it work? When you donate, you will see a
drop down to select the linguistic subfield that
you want your contribution to apply to. We had a
heated competition last year and several subfields
tried until the last minute to be the one at the
To spice things up from the get go, we have Bill
VanPatten, a language acquisitionist, who is willing
to lead his subfield:
"[I have] just made my annual donation, but would like
to challenge my fellow acquisitionists and processing
experts. If they send in at least $500 collectively
during the subfield challenge, I will donate an
additional $500. Write those checks, everyone!"
Will the language acquisitionists lead this competition?
Will syntacticians try to steal the lead? Which
subfield will end on top? It is all up to you!
Donate now at:
Fund Drive Coordinator
This Year the LINGUIST List hopes to raise $67,000. This money will go to help
keep the List running by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming year.
See below for donation instructions, and don't forget to check out Fund
Drive 2011 site!
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EMU Foundation fills in and returns to your employer. This is generally a simple
administrative procedure that doubles the value of your gift to LINGUIST, without
costing you an extra penny. Please take a moment to check if your company
operates such a program.
Thank you very much for your support of LINGUIST!
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