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Re: The topic marker -'e'

Terrence Donnelly (terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net) [KLI Member]



I wasn't referring to you.

-- ter'eS

--- On Tue, 11/24/09, Tracy Canfield <toastrix@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Tracy Canfield <toastrix@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: The topic marker -'e'
> To: tlhingan-hol@kli.org
> Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 3:57 PM
> You know, I feel like I did my
> homework before I came onto this list,
> was careful to establish that I'd read the book and the FAQ
> and had a
> genuine reason to ask what I did, and I was greeted with a
> torrent of
> abuse directed at linguistics in general, my linguistic
> specialty in
> particular, and me personally.  If y'all aren't
> getting along with the
> linguists who come by, maybe that has something to do with
> it.
> 
> 2009/11/24 Terrence Donnelly <terrence.donnelly@sbcglobal.net>:
> 
> > Maybe if the linguists didn't usually act so arrogant,
> we wouldn't. Linguists in general should probably take a
> look at Arika Okrent and her book, for an example of how a
> linguist can actually make her presence in Klindom a
> mutually-enjoyable event.
> >
> > -- ter'eS
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 
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