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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: 4th Humor Research Conference 2014

Short Title: HRC
Location: Rockwall, TX, USA
Start Date: 21-Feb-2014 - 23-Feb-2014
Contact: Christian F. Hempelmann
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.tamuc.edu/humor
Meeting Description: The 4th annual Humor Research Conference (HRC) 2014 in Texas will take place as an international multidisciplinary all-plenary 3-day event at Texas A&M—Commerce’s facility in Rockwall next door to Dallas, TX. The theme of this year’s HRC is “Intercultural and Cross-Cultural Humor.”
Linguistic Subfield: Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Pragmatics; Semantics; Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 24.4711

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