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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
Australian [ae]-lengthening Green, Tonio 16.858 Mar-21-2005
Unmarked Contour Tone Brandao de Carvalho, Joaquim 16.845 Mar-20-2005
Bibliography on Mandinka Rossello, Joana 16.838 Mar-19-2005
Braille and Phonetics Gray, Sarah 16.770 Mar-14-2005
Unmarked Contour Tone de Carvalho, Joaquim 16.642 Mar-04-2005
English Word Stress Database Collie, Sarah 16.646 Mar-04-2005
linguistic description of conv Zdrojkowski, Mary 16.596 Feb-28-2005
Discourse Initial 'And' Huttar, George 16.569 Feb-24-2005
Expectations, Semantics & Understanding Deiss, Stephen 16.544 Feb-23-2005
Grammar Texts for English Ed Teachers LaFond, Larry 16.420 Feb-11-2005
Prenominal Modifiers Miyata, Yosuke 16.394 Feb-07-2005
Use of 'What it is is' Pavey, Emma 16.288 Jan-29-2005
Very Multilingual Communities Hudson, Richard 16.139 Jan-18-2005
Prothesis Before Single Consonant Balogne Berces, Katalin 16.38 Jan-05-2005
Etymology of 'Bikini Atoll' Nikolaev, Boyan 16.22 Dec-31-2004
Use of 'Substitute' Denison, David 15.3568 Dec-21-2004
Grammatical Complexity, Part II Sinnemäki, Kaius 15.3530 Dec-19-2004
Grammatical Complexity, Part I Sinnemäki, Kaius 15.3529 Dec-18-2004
Film Titles in English Containing Puns Díaz Pérez, Fco. Javier 15.3480 Dec-12-2004
French Lip Rounding Wilson, Ian 15.3479 Dec-11-2004
Summary Dates Dictionary of Ol Taeymans, Martine 15.3389 Dec-11-2004
I-Pods for Linguistic Recordings McLaughlin, Fiona 15.3459 Dec-10-2004
Parenthetical 'What' Kavalova, Yordanka 15.3385 Dec-03-2004

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