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#112685 - 09/25/03 01:41 PM Canada USA word survey
wow Offline
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Registered: 11/25/00
Posts: 3439
Loc: New England, USA
Remember when we had a post concerning a language study being conducted by McGill University in Canada? If I recall correctly several participated.
I enquired recently and here is the Email I rec'd :
A few days ago, you sent us an e-mail inquiring whether the results of the vocabulary survey you participated in were available. I'm sorry for the delay in responding to your inquiry. As it happens, we're just putting some
preliminary results on the web right now, and I've been waiting to see whether the web page really works before we give anyone the address.

At this stage, it's still "under development", and the URL may change in the future, however, I'm happy to tell you that you should be able to view some preliminary results on our new web page, at:


Click on "research projects", and then on the vocabulary study.
Let me know what you think.
Thanks again for your participation, and for your interest!
Best wishes,
-- Charles

Dr. Charles Boberg
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
McGill University
1085 Dr. Penfield
Montreal, QC
H3A 1A7

#112686 - 09/25/03 08:49 PM Re: Canada USA word survey
Jackie Online   content
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11605
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Thanks, wow. I'm sure a lot of folks will be interested. Now, I have a question of my own--this man's address reads "Drive Penfield": is this the way it's always done up there, no matter which language the address is in?

#112687 - 09/26/03 07:40 AM Re: Canada USA word survey
Alex Williams Offline

Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1814
Loc: Spam Factory
website doesn't work

#112688 - 09/27/03 11:09 AM Re: Canada USA word survey
wow Offline
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Registered: 11/25/00
Posts: 3439
Loc: New England, USA
Yes, he mentioned the possibility in the note, I sent the good Doctor an Email asking to be notified when all is up and running in good shape.
Apologies for jumping the gun.


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