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Subject Line Submitter Issue No. Date
Early Sense of the Word 'Morpheme' Stephen Anderson 22.2608 Jun-21-2011
Results from Prior Navajo Sibilant Harmony Query Kelly Berkson 22.2719 Jun-29-2011
Theoretical Ling: Summer Schools and Equivalents Hagit Borer 22.2193 May-23-2011
Translations of ''Tax the Rich'' Philip Bralich 23.1265 Dec-06-2011
Spoken French Word List by Frequency Arno Bramann-Bernard 22.290 Jan-14-2011
Oral History Project: Digitizing a Corpus of Text Wayles Browne 22.1037 Feb-28-2011
Final Supplement - Semantics: Sometimes vs. Maybe George Huttar 22.1768 Apr-14-2011
Semantics: Sometimes vs. Maybe George Huttar 22.739 Feb-11-2011
11th Century North Indian Languages Amitha Knight 22.2051 May-10-2011
Velarisation/Pharyngealisation of Laterals Daniela Müller 22.572 Feb-02-2011
Perception and Impression of Non-native English Noriko Nakanishi 22.3552 Sep-06-2011
References on ellipsis Jose Rodriguez 22.4541 Nov-10-2011
Genre-Specific Corpora Marina Santini 22.2068 May-11-2011
Na'vi Research Study Results Christine Schreyer 22.4038 Oct-13-2011


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