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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date  Asc / Desc
Echo-word Reduplication F Schiffman, Harold 10.1528 Oct-14-1999
Electronic Dictionary on CD-ROM Li, Ping 8.504 Apr-11-1997
Ellipisis in English A. Senf, George 12.808 Mar-23-2001
Empathetic deixis comments Vidanovic, Djordje 8.1020 Jul-05-1997
Eng.Complementizer Salmond, Neil 10.1838 Dec-01-1999
English 'Should Of' Construction Jones, Mark 17.1861 Jun-22-2006
English /(s)tr/ clusters harrison, shelly 10.217 Feb-10-1999
summary on English adjectives or jp>, SGS03312@niftyserve 8.1082 Jul-22-1997
English Dialect Alternation: Was/Were Jones, Mark 15.3282 Nov-22-2004
ESP references Nenova, Nikolinka 10.1180 Aug-10-1999
idioms Waffenschmidt, Beate 13.564 Feb-26-2002
English imperatives with over R Gregg, Kevin 11.316 Feb-15-2000
English Judgments on the Meani Nilsen, Oystein 18.688 Jan-26-2007
English Modals or jp>, YIB00161@niftyserve 9.448 Mar-24-1998
English pretonic syncope Balogne Berces, Katalin 13.971 Apr-08-2002
English Pronunciation: Bolth Part 1 Esposito, John 15.3278 Nov-20-2004
English Pronunciation: Bolth Part 2 Esposito, John 15.3279 Nov-20-2004
English Pronunciation: Bolth Part 3 Esposito, John 15.3323 Nov-26-2004
English reflexives SHIMIZU, Makoto 11.1256 Jun-05-2000
English Roots within English W Williams, Jack 10.655 May-03-1999
English word frequency Zheltuhin, Alex 9.258 Feb-19-1998
Sum. English Word Frequency (Update) Zheltuhin, Alex 9.291 Feb-26-1998
English Word Stress Database Collie, Sarah 16.646 Mar-04-2005
English-based creole textbook JPKIRCHNER, JPKIRCHNER 9.1727 Dec-06-1998

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