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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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Housing needed in Gainesville, Florida

Date Submitted: 22-Jan-2007
From: Kossi Noglo
Subject: Housing needed in Gainesville, Florida
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Notice: Hi, I'll be coming to Gainesville, FL for the ACAL/ALTA conference from March 22nd to March 25th.

I'll really appreciate it if anyone can suggest any cheap solution for a 3-day stay. If anyone is willing to offer or rent a place, I'll be really grateful.