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LINGUIST List 23.913

Wed Feb 22 2012

Qs: Looking for Bilingual Puns

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        1.     Julia Schäfer , Looking for Bilingual Puns


Message 1: Looking for Bilingual Puns
Date: 20-Feb-2012
From: Julia Schäfer <nicoweinstudents.uni-mainz.de>
Subject: Looking for Bilingual Puns
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We are conducted a research project for the Department of English
and Linguistics of the University of Mainz in Germany. We are a group
of three students and we are writing a term paper on ''bilingual puns''
for our senior seminar ''Contrastive Linguistics: English-German with
Prof. Callies.


Since it is not easy to access a sufficient amount of bilingual puns
(preferably English and German but otherwise, we would include any
other European language as well), we would like to ask you whether
you have a data base that we could use for our investigations and our
analysis.

We really would appreciate your help. Thank you very much in
advance.

Yours sincerely,

Laura Brauer, Julia Schäfer and Nicole Weinheimer

Linguistic Field(s): Lexicography
                            Ling & Literature
                            Translation


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