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Query:   Posters
Author:  PAUL FOULKES
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Not Applicable

Summary:   A FEW WEEKS AGO I POSTED THE FOLLOWING QUESTION:

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WE ARE LOOKING TO BUY/BORROW/BEG/STEAL COLOURFUL LANGUAGE-RELATED
POSTERS, MAPS ETC TO BRIGHTEN UP THE WALLS OF OUR TEACHING ROOMS.
CAN ANYONE SUGGEST WHERE WE MIGHT GET HOLD OF SUCH THINGS?
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THANKS FOR THE FOLLOWING REPLIES:

DICK HUDSON:

CUP HAVE JUST PRODUCED A VERY BRIGHT AND (WE THINK) NICE POSTER FOR
LINGUISTICS. IT'S JUST ROLLED OFF THE PRESS, AND YOUR DEPT SHOULD BE
GETTING A COPY SOON (AT LEAST, IT WILL IF THERE'S ANYONE THERE IN THE
LAGB). IF YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE, SEND A MESSAGE TO EMMA BAXTER, THE
CUP EDITOR WHO HAS BEEN LOOKING AFTER THIS PROJECT -
EBAXTER@CUP.CAM.AC.UK.

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GARY HOLTON:

THE ANLC USED TO HAVE A NICE LINGUISTIC MAP OF ALASKA.
THE ALASKA NATIVE LANGUAGE CENTER NOW HAS A NEW WEBSITE AT
HTTP://WWW.UAF.EDU/ANLC

THE SITE INCLUDES AN ONLINE VERSION OF THE ANLC PUBLICATIONS
CATALOG, AS WELL AS BRIEF INFORMATION ABOUT EACH OF ALASKA'S 20
NATIVE LANGUAGES.

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DEBORAH D K RUUSKANEN:

NOT ALWAYS LANGUAGE RELATED, BUT LOVELLY PICTURES - AND SOMETIMES MAPS
- CAN BE HAD FOR FREE FROM TOURIST BUREAUS, I MEAN THE TOURIST
INFORMATION SERVICES OF THE VARIOUS US STATES, AND CLOSER TO YOU
PERHAPS, SCOTLAND AND WALES. IRELAND, TOO - AND MAYBE EVEN
ENGLAND. EACH US STATE MAINTAINS A WEB PAGE WITH AN EMAIL ADDRESS - I
WROTE TO THEM SNAILMAIL AND EXPLAINED WHAT I WANTED AND WHY, AND WAS
POSITIVELY INUNDATED WITH SUPER POSTERS. MY FAVOURITES WERE THE
SCOTTISH CASTLES AND THE TEXAS WILDFLOWERS - COMPLETE WITH BOTH COMMON
(US ENGLISH) AND LATIN NAMES.

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PAUL FALLON:

FOR MY OFFICE, I GOT A VERY COLORFUL POSTER OF THE ETHIOPIC SYLLABARY
(REARRANGED FOR PEDAGOGICAL PURPOSES SO SIMILAR SYMBOLS ARE TOGETHER).
I GOT IT FROM:

SANKOFA VIDEO AND BOOKSTORE
2714 GEORGIA AVE, NW
WASHINGTON DC
(202)234-4755

I'M SORRY I DON'T HAVE THE ZIP (POSTAL) CODE. I DO KNOW THERE ARE
SEVERAL DIFFERENT TYPES OF POSTERS.

THIS JUST IN FROM THE LATEST EDITION OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF
THE INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES OF THE AMERICAS (SSILA): THE EXPLORATORIUM OF
SAN FRANCISCO HAS PUBLISHED A 21

LL Issue: 10.1220
Date Posted: 20-Aug-1999
Original Query: Read original query