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LINGUIST List 21.1127

Mon Mar 08 2010

All: New Ask-A-Linguist Interface

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Message 1: New Ask-A-Linguist Interface
Date: 02-Mar-2010
From: LINGUIST List <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: New Ask-A-Linguist Interface
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Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers,

A few weeks ago, we unveiled The LINGUIST List’s new interface. We hope
that you have had an opportunity to visit the site and see the changes we
have made. In addition to the new look and the improvements made to the
global site navigation, we have changed the internal layout of some
independent web modules. One of the more popular areas we’ve redesigned and
would like to draw your attention to is the Ask-A-Linguist question/answer
facility available here:


The Ask-A-Linguist facility is a place where readers can submit questions
about language and linguistics to a volunteer panel of experts who then
post answers to these questions in a thread on our website. Ask-A-Linguist
panelists only respond to questions that would be of interest to a general
audience; we discourage personal, technical or research questions. To see
the kinds of questions people are asking (and what our panelists are
saying!) please visit:


If you are a linguist who enjoys sharing your passion with others, please
spread the word about this unique facility that makes professional
knowledge accessible and understandable to avocational linguists.

We hope you enjoy reading Ask-A-Linguist and we welcome your feedback.
Please do not hesitate to send any questions or comments you may have to

Please note that we are now in the second week of our annual Fund Drive. To
help keep our free services like Ask-A-Linguist functioning for another
year, please donate:



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