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Cathy Ball's Old English Pages

Date Submitted: 25-Sep-2007
From: Anthea Fraser Gupta
Subject: Cathy Ball's Old English Pages
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Notice: Does anyone know what has happened to Cathy Ball and her amazing Old English pages? (http://www.georgetown.edu/faculty/ballc/oe/old_english.html) This is a long established resource for teaching Old English that lots of us have been using. She seems to have left Georgetown and her pages have vanished......

A great loss.