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NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS John Algeo is Professor of English at the University of Georgia. During the academic year 1986-1987, he was a Guggenheim Fellow and Fulbright Research Scholar at the Survey of English Usage, University College London, investigating grammatical and lexical differences between British and American English. He is currently editing "Among the New Words" for American Speech and preparing a Dictionary of Briticisms in collaboration with Allen Walker Read. Richard W. Bailey is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. He is editor of Dictionaries. Jean-Claude Boulanger est un diplômé de l'Université Laval en linguistique et en espagnol. Il est maintenant professeur de linguistique et de terminologie à cette même université. De 1974 à 1984, il fut le linguiste responsable des travaux de néologie à l'Office de la langue française du Québec. Il a oeuvré dans plusieurs universités au Canada et à l'étranger, notamment en Syrie, au Venezuela et en Angleterre. Ses publications et ses recherches portent sur la terminologie, la lexicographie, la néologie, les français régionaux d'aujourd'hui et l'aménagement linguistique dans le cadre de la francophonie. Allen C. Crocker has been the Director of the Developmental Evaluation Clinic at the Children's Hospital in Boston for the past twenty years. He is also an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and a Lecturer in Maternal and Child Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He has had a special alliance with the National Down Syndrome Congress, Special Olympics, the Adaptive Environments Center, the Center for Creative Art Therapies, the May Institute for Autistic Children, the American Association on Mental Deficiency, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. 276 Notes On Contributors277 Marsha L. Dutton is an assistant editor in the Middle English Dictionary. Her primary areas of research are twelfth-century Cistercian spirituality and Middle English religious prose. Agnes Carswell Fries graduated from Bucknell University in 1919. She is co-author of Foundations for English Teaching (with Charles C. Fries) (Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1961). David L. Gold is a co-editor of the Jewish Language Review (published by the Association for the Study of Jewish Languages), a special contributing editor for Webster's New World Dictionaries, and an associate editor of the Dictionary of Surnames. He teaches in the Department of Hebrew Language and in the Yiddish Studies Program at the University of Haifa. Rufus H. Gouws is Senior Lecturer in Afrikaans Linguistics at the University of Stellenbosch, where he also teaches a postgraduate course in lexicography. He is co-author of two Afrikaans dictionaries: Nasionale Woordeboek and Idiomewoordeboek. In 1986 he was an Honorary Research Fellow in the Dictionary Research Centre, University of Exeter. Mohamed H. Heliel is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Phonetics at the University of Alexandria, Egypt. His research interests at present include general English-Arabic dictionaries and specialized dictionaries of linguistic, terminological, and lexicographical terms. He has recently written and translated a number of papers on terminology science. He is the regional representative of the International Information Centre for Terminology (Infoterm) in Egypt. James E. Iannucci is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. His major research interests are contrastive linguistics and bilingual lexicography; he has published extensively in these fields. He has served as a consultant in the preparation of several bilingual dictionaries and is currently engaged as a consultant in a major project to produce a Chinese-English dictionary. 278Notes On Contributors David A. Jost serves as an editor in the Reference Division of Houghton Mifflin Company, publisher of the American Heritage Dictionary. He is the editor and compiler of Word Mysteries and Histories published by Houghton Mifflin in 1986. Hans-Erich Keller is a professor of medieval French literature, history of French language, and history of French civilization at Ohio State University. His two volumes of colleded essays, Studia Occitanica, have appeared in the Medieval Culture series of the Medieval Studies Institute. He is now writing Esquisses Epiques. Douglas A. Kibbee is working on bilingual didionaries (French and English) of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, as part of a history of language teaching. His major project is...


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