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Adjectival inflection in Old English Martinho, Fernando 8.342 Mar-08-1997
adjective and determiner infle Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew 14.825 Mar-19-2003
adjectives, terminology, follow-up J Fillmore, Charles 8.1134 Aug-04-1997
Advice on PhD in Linguistics Croft, Bill 8.380 Mar-11-1997
Afixat:reply to infix leci, mark 15.966 Mar-23-2004
Age as Sociolinguistic Category Shapiro, Mary 13.2458 Sep-26-2002
Air Traffic Communication Solatie, Raija 11.1042 May-07-2000
Allomorphic Variation fox, sue 16.2907 Oct-07-2005
American /t/ Faulkner, Dan 10.44 Jan-11-1999
Revised - American /t/ Faulkner, Dan 10.51 Jan-12-1999
American Dialects Anonby, Stan 16.1469 May-09-2005
American Pronunciation Trask, Larry 12.2228 Sep-13-2001
Amerind/Armenian Source Harris, David 9.1722 Dec-03-1998
An interim report of the "unde Nakanishi, Noriko 15.2412 Aug-29-2004
An interim report of the "unde Nakanishi, Noriko 15.2412 Aug-29-2004
summary on anglicization of names Rosenwald, Larry 8.956 Jun-25-1997
summary on anglicization of names Rosenwald, Larry 8.956 Jun-25-1997
angry/hungry et al? harris, alan 8.929 Jun-17-1997
Animacy Carnie, Andrew 9.1653 Nov-20-1998
Animacy II Carnie, Andrew 9.1726 Dec-05-1998
Animal Names Used in Addressing People Balogné Bérces, Katalin 20.295 Jan-28-2009
Anti-Perfect Soto, Guillermo 20.2197 Jun-16-2009
Apostrophe Rules in Langs Buncic, Daniel 13.1566 May-31-2002

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