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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date
-ee Suffix in English Anja Wanner 11.1355 Jun-18-2000
IPA on the Internet Manfred Prokop 11.917 Apr-19-2000
Air Traffic Communication Raija Solatie 11.1042 May-07-2000
Case of Genie Nobuko Koyama-Murakami 11.993 Apr-30-2000
Change of English Usage Atsuko Umesaki 11.615 Mar-17-2000
Chomsky & Statistics Joseph Davis 11.567 Mar-11-2000
Color Metaphors Gill Philip 11.1348 Jun-16-2000
Color Metaphors Gill Philip 11.1348 Jun-16-2000
Comitative Timur Maisak 11.198 Jan-31-2000
Comitative Timur Maisak 11.198 Jan-31-2000
Conclusion and Premise Indicators Marianne J Washburn 11.546 Mar-08-2000
Sum: Dialogue analysis in talks: talk-program needed Katarina Klein 11.106 Jan-13-2000
Earliest Lexical Blending Suzanne Kemmer 11.1378 Jun-20-2000
Summary: English imperatives with overt 'You' (11-265) Kevin R Gregg 11.316 Feb-15-2000
Sum:English reflexives Makoto SHIMIZU 11.1256 Jun-05-2000
ESL Software/ Mac Larry Larry 11.809 Apr-08-2000
for Query 11.186 Feminine names ending in '-a' Kentaro Toyama 11.352 Feb-17-2000
Fieldwork Recorder Advice HMooney HMooney 11.1346 Jun-14-2000
for Query 11.13:English Word Frequency Jean Wang 11.163 Jan-25-2000
for Query 11.13:English Word Frequency Jean Wang 11.163 Jan-25-2000
for Query 11.190:"a couple" vs "a couple of" Tom Fitzsimmons 11.202 Feb-01-2000
Summary of comments on Tom Fitzsimmons 11.202 Feb-01-2000
For Query 11.94: American English Flap Jorge Guitart 11.125 Jan-20-2000
For Query: 11.12 Sorting Software Hana Skoumalova 11.78 Jan-14-2000
for Query:10.1740 Functional Load David R Bogdan 11.72 Jan-13-2000
Grammar and writing Dick Hudson 11.1117 May-16-2000
Inventing Languages Susan Meredith Burt 11.1085 May-11-2000
Inversion in embedded clauses Ming-Wei Lee 11.165 Jan-25-2000
Inversion in embedded clauses mwl1 mwl1 11.165 Jan-25-2000
L2 Speech Perception s-tokuma_eibun s-tokuma_eibun 11.725 Mar-30-2000
Lexicalization and Metaphors Denis Jamet 11.1036 May-05-2000
loans/metaphors P Kurtboke 11.1306 Jun-10-2000
loans/metaphors Petek Kurtboke 11.1306 Jun-10-2000
Machine Translation of Compound Nouns Oliver Cromm 11.921 Apr-21-2000
Maternal Input and Cognition Thora Tenbrink 11.1077 May-11-2000
English Derivational/Inflectional Morphology Analyzer Carmen Cross 11.307 Feb-08-2000
Summary: Morphology Texts Dr MJ Hardman 11.1079 May-11-2000
Negative Particles in NP Marina Vassiliou 11.726 Mar-30-2000
Nida: bibliography Pilar Herranz 12.3084 Dec-12-2000
summary of foreign-lang (non-Eng) sociolinguistics textbooks Peter L Patrick 11.2418 Nov-01-2000
Null Subject Languages Ronald Sheen 11.929 Apr-21-2000
OT and SLA phonology Femke Wester 11.473 Mar-03-2000
PALM - a journal? Simone Mueller 11.2417 Nov-03-2000
Psycholinguistics Textbooks Greg Watson 11.390 Feb-23-2000
ISO 639: reactions from users/potential users Nicholas Ostler 11.294 Feb-06-2000
Redundant Word Pairs Scott Newstrom 11.637 Mar-18-2000
Reference for Kohler Paper N Whitworth 11.498 Mar-07-2000
References on jannis androutsopoulos 11.302 Feb-13-2000
Self-repair Quote Caroline L Rieger 11.478 Mar-06-2000
Spanish clitic Randy Sharp 11.638 Mar-20-2000
Speaking without teeth Mai Kuha 11.303 Feb-12-2000
Strong Crossover Task William J Crawford 11.926 Apr-22-2000
Typology of Noun Classifiers Lisa Johnson 11.610 Mar-14-2000
Sum: Verbal interrogatives (11.119) Lameen Souag 11.126 Jan-22-2000
Sum: Verbal interrogatives (11.119) Lameen Souag 11.126 Jan-22-2000


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