Re: RARA-AVIS: Boys & Reading...facts....?????????????????

From: Steve Novak (
Date: 28 Jul 2009

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    Well said and touché, as they say, but Iım not (and was not in the first place) interested in this subject and was simply commenting on something that was dragging into absurdity as a topic...since nobody presented any facts to the matter at was becoming like a tennis match without a ball...simply tried to give the participants something to play with...
    ...back to the grandstand...and listening to Père Ubu...


    On 7/28/09 8:57 AM, "" <> wrote:

    > Um, well, okay, but if you know where the "facts" are and you're the one who
    > wants them, then maybe you should be the one to get and share them,
    > preferrably before coming to the conclusion that others' opinions border on
    > the ridiculous.
    > Of course, that's just my opinion.
    > Best,
    > Kerry
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: Steve Novak
    > To: RARA-AVIS
    > Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 9:55 PM
    > Subject: Re: RARA-AVIS: Boys & Reading...facts....?????????????????
    > All this sounds quite a fruitless discussion without facts...and is now
    > bordering on the ridiculous...
    > Iım sure that there are quantitative studies that have been done about this
    > at major academic institutions...I know as a fact (!!) that some researchers
    > at Stanford and Pen State (sociolinguistics in particular) have been
    > involved in this in conjunction with/against Education Departments findings
    > or teachings...but I donıt know more than that...please give us some hard
    > facts...something we can sink our voracious and murderous teeth in...!
    > Thanks in advance...
    > Montois

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