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Subject: Letter From Prof. Wannie Carstens, LINGUIST User
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Dear member of the Linguist List,
We from the School of Languages and the Centre for Language Technology
(CTexT) at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus) in South
Africa have already donated $350 for the funding drive. It just makes
sense that EVERYONE that makes use of the services of this magnificent
List contribute to keeping the List alive. PLEASE, also do YOUR bit. It is
not fair to use the services and not help support the List and the people
who do the work on behalf of all of us.
Prof. Wannie Carstens
Direkteur Skool vir Tale
Proud member of the LinguistList for many years already (It helped me in
my career and I am certain it was/is also the case with everyone using the
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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