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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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Date Submitted: 15-Jun-2009
From: Andrew Winnard
Subject: San Francisco area 7/29/09 through 8/7/09
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Notice: I'll be visiting from the UK for meetings around San Francisco, and bringing my family for a vacation afterwards. I'd appreciate any help/advice with accommodation during this time.