LINGUIST List 7.1322

Tue Sep 24 1996

Sum: PC dictonary

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  1. hiro-t, Summary: PC Dictonary

Message 1: Summary: PC Dictonary

Date: Tue, 24 Sep 1996 11:04:48 +0200
From: hiro-t <>
Subject: Summary: PC Dictonary
Dear colleagues,

 Thank you very much for responding to my "Query: PC Dictionary"
about a week ago. The following people reponded immediately. I wish to
thank all of them.

 Tom McClive <mccliveACSU.Buffalo.EDU>
 Sylvia Shaw" <> (James Vanden Bosch)
 Georgia Green <> (Clyde Davenport)

 The following dictionaries and guidelines are the ones recommended
 the above people.

 The MLA manual or the Chicago manual of style,

 The third edition of the 'Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English'

 The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage," by Rosalie Maggio (Phoenix,
Arizona: Oryx Press, 1991); ISBN 0-89774-653-8.

 American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language," 3rd ed.

 LSA guidelines for Non-sexist usage? These are official LSA
Policy, in the December issue of the LSA bulletin.

 The Official Politically Correct Dictionary and Handbook, edited by
Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf. New York: Villard Books, 1992.

 Casey Miller and Kate Swift's _The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing
for Writers, Editors, and Speakers_ (New York: Lippincott & Crowell,

 If you have more books or dictionaries to recommend, please e-mail
me directly.

Best Wishes,
Hiroaki Tanaka, Associate Professor,
Tokushima University, Japan.
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