LINGUIST List 13.353

Sat Feb 9 2002

Qs: German Dialect Samples, English Idioms

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  1. Ilona Vandergriff, German Dialect Samples
  2. Marek Matura, Idioms with First Names

Message 1: German Dialect Samples

Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2002 13:51:36 -0800
From: Ilona Vandergriff <>
Subject: German Dialect Samples

 I am looking for online German dialect samples and
would be grateful for any tips.

Ilona Vandergriff
Assistant Professor, German Program
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
Fx: (415) 405-0588
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Message 2: Idioms with First Names

Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2002 00:23:23 +0100
From: Marek Matura <>
Subject: Idioms with First Names

Dear Linguists,

I am writing to you to ask you for some information.

I am writing my M.A. thesis here in Poland at Jagiellonian University
- English philology. I am facing awful problems because I cannot find
any books that I could use for my M.A. project. It's partially
connected with the topic that my tutor has given me. The topic is
"Idioms with First Names". I kept searchin libraries in Warsaw,
Cracow, Gdansk, Kalisz, Poznan and I found only one book about the
theory of Idioms. But that is not enough. I will be very grateful if
you could give me some information where to write for help or who
could help me. I count on your help. I am looking forward to hearing
from you soon.

Marek Matura
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