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Animal Names Used in Addressing People Balogné Bérces, Katalin 20.295 Jan-28-2009
Feeding and Counterfeeding Kavitskaya, Darya 20.194 Jan-20-2009
Linguists Writing About Their Okrent, Arika 19.3932 Dec-19-2008
Grammatical Category of Worth Stanley, Karen 19.3858 Dec-14-2008
Intrusive Liquids in English Balogné Bérces, Katalin 19.3236 Oct-27-2008
Goal-Location-Source Ambiguities Lestrade, Sander 19.3044 Oct-07-2008
Introspective Help Gabrielatos, Costas 19.2514 Aug-15-2008
/l/-Palatalisation in the Comp Müller, Daniela 19.2328 Jul-23-2008
/l/-Palatalisation in Complex Onsets Müller, Daniela 19.2226 Jul-10-2008
Terms for Comparative Philology Katonis, Andreas 19.2070 Jun-27-2008
Negation in Slavic Languages Veselinova, Ljuba 19.1733 May-30-2008
Bound Copies as Anaphora Lee, Felicia 19.1657 May-20-2008
Overt Markers on Mass Nouns Barrie, Michael 19.1497 May-04-2008
Compositional Semantics - 'So, McKinney-Bock, Katy 19.1414 Apr-25-2008
Transcription Symbol for Unaspirated Arkhipov, Alexandre 19.1231 Apr-09-2008
The Behavior of Labiovelars Carvalho, Joaquim Brandão de 19.523 Feb-04-2008
Corpus Linguistics and Frequency Todd, Peyton 18.3088 Oct-22-2007
Partial /p/ Reduplicants Jones, Mark 18.3005 Oct-15-2007
19th Century Dialects of Weste Roberts, Julie 18.2600 Sep-06-2007

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