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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
summary of responses re: query & Julie Eberhard, Dave 13.3330 Dec-14-2002
Wanna, Searchin' and Spellings like that -, guitart 14.1121 Apr-16-2003
French Textbooks in General Ling -, GBidoric 13.1270 May-07-2002
Cross-Linguistic Particles -, Morrison 14.2880 Oct-22-2003
Contrasting senses for 'leave' -, baskaran 14.553 Feb-24-2003
Language and Music -, Energin 14.2380 Sep-09-2003
Sociolinguistic Doctoral Programs A Hudgins, Michelle 8.573 Apr-22-1997
Maximal Onsets A Derzhanski, Ivan 8.647 May-02-1997
Subtraction in Numerals A Derzhanski, Ivan 13.3329 Dec-11-2002
Vowel/Zero Terms A Derzhanski, Ivan 14.3224 Nov-24-2003
Ellipisis in English A. Senf, George 12.808 Mar-23-2001
Prosodic Marking of Negation A.C.L., Remijsen 14.1173 Apr-23-2003
Videos about the brain Abbott, Barbara 8.274 Feb-24-1997
Lemmatised Corpora for Latin a Acedo, VĂ­ctor 8.675 Nov-10-2004
Mass/Count Nouns Ahmad, Lotfi 12.1183 Apr-30-2001
Typology of Ellipsis Ai, Ressy 14.2203 Aug-12-2003
Texts for High School Students AJDeFaz, AJDeFaz 14.304 Jan-28-2003
Chinese & Pro-drop Phenomema Al-Najmi, Abdulaziz 10.1426 Sep-28-1999
code switching ALBY, Sophie 10.1571 Oct-20-1999
Code-switching/ French-Kali'na ALBY, Sophie 10.1558 Oct-18-1999
re Query:10.1759:Code-Switchin Alby, Sophie 10.1822 Nov-29-1999
Code-switching - matrix language Alby, Sophie 10.1558 Nov-24-1999
Code-switching/ French-Kali'na ALBY, Sophie 10.1558 Oct-18-1999
re Query:10.1759:Code-Switchin ALBY, Sophie 10.1822 Nov-29-1999
Code-switching - matrix language ALBY, Sophie 10.1787 Nov-24-1999

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