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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
Metalinguistic Negation Tanaka, Hiroaki 10.771 May-20-1999
Verbs of inert perception NAKAYASU, Minako 10.812 May-24-1999
language games Murphy, Lynne 10.819 May-25-1999
Proximate/obviative Oresnik, Janez 10.826 May-26-1999
Possession in Hebrew Herdan, Simona 10.847 Jun-03-1999
Person Marking mike_maxwell, mike_maxwell 10.856 Jun-04-1999
Sarcastic imperatives R Gregg, Kevin 10.918 Jun-15-1999
Mac-equipped Linguistics Lab Resources Rubba, Johanna 10.969 Jun-21-1999
ASL and the Brain MAE ANTRIM, NANCY 10.977 Jun-23-1999
IPA Fonts Strand, Jim 10.984 Jun-24-1999
Speech science and L2 responses Cor9999, Cor9999 10.1025 Jul-01-1999
Word-initial /h/ Sokol, Daniel 10.1071 Jul-14-1999
Elgin, Suzette Haden, George 10.1117 Jul-22-1999
Production/comprehension, LING Hazen, Kirk 10.1142 Jul-29-1999
Kjaer Nelson, Christian 10.1163 Aug-04-1999
ESP references Nenova, Nikolinka 10.1180 Aug-10-1999
Posters FOULKES, PAUL 10.1220 Aug-19-1999
Clicks Reid, Nick 10.1217 Aug-19-1999
Double Possessives Zhimin, Tong 10.1239 Aug-22-1999
[Summary] Present perfect Tomohiro, YANAGI 10.1237 Aug-23-1999
[summary] present perfect (corrected) Tomohiro, YANAGI 10.1269 Aug-31-1999
Portuguese child language Cruz-Ferreira, Madalena 10.1321 Sep-09-1999
French Liaison Billerey, Roger 10.1330 Sep-09-1999
Pseudo-loanwords Stefanowitsch, Anatol 10.1388 Sep-21-1999
Chinese & Pro-drop Phenomema Al-Najmi, Abdulaziz 10.1426 Sep-28-1999

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