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Hebrew Demonstrative Reinforcer Constructions

Date Submitted: 21-Dec-2007
From: Michael Putnam
Subject: Hebrew Demonstrative Reinforcer Constructions
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Institution/Organization: Carson-Newman College

Notice: I'm currently working on a project examining Yiddish Demonstrative Reinforcer Constructions and wanted to compare my findings thus far with some Hebrew data. Would anyone out there be willing to help me out with roughly 10-15 tokens of data in the not-too-distant future? I would GREATLY appreciate it!

Mike Putnam