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Looking for Native Edo Speakers

Date Submitted: 27-Aug-2010
From: Martha McGinnis
Subject: Looking for Native Edo Speakers
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Notice: Dear colleagues,

I'm hoping to check some syntax judgments with native speakers of Edo. If anyone reading this is, or can put me in touch with, an Edo speaker who would be willing to provide some judgments, please contact me.

Best regards,
Martha McGinnis, Associate Professor
Linguistics Department, University of Victoria
PO Box 3045, Victoria, BC V8W 3P4 Canada
(250) 721-7429 (phone)
(250) 721-7423 (fax)