17.408 name frequencies

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Date: Wed Nov 26 2003 - 03:22:04 EST

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 408.
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             Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 08:02:12 +0000
             From: Louis Janus <janus005@umn.edu>
             Subject: Re: 17.407 name frequencies?

    >I would welcome your thoughts and comments on this work
    >and its implications for understanding communication. Have
    >you considered analyzing name frequencies as part of your

    I always point my Norwegian language students to the fantastic statistics
    and graphic representation of Norwegian first and last names, in English at

    Swedes and Danes keep and similar statistics.

    Louis Janus
       Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTL) Project
       Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
       University of Minnesota
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       271 19th Avenue So.
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