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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics, Winter Meeting

Short Title: SPCL
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Start Date: 02-Jan-2014 - 05-Jan-2014
Contact: Eric Russell
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Meeting URL: https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spcl/home
Meeting Description: The Society for Pidgin & Creole Linguistics is pleased to announce its Winter Meeting, to be held in conjunction with the annual convention of the Linguistic Society of America.

Discussions on all aspects of pidgin and creole languages, as well as contact vernaculars and related phenomena, are welcome.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.3455

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