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B&B share at FITIGRA, Leuven

Date Submitted: 18-Jan-2005
From: Dave Cochran
Subject: B&B share at FITIGRA, Leuven
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Institution/Organization: University of Edinburgh

Notice: Does anyone going to "From Ideational To Interpersonal: Perspectives on Grammaticalisation" want to split costs for a B&B? A group of 6 can get a room at B&B Dewerf for Eur86/night for the whole room, but even a group of two pays less per head than the local Youth Hostel costs.

See http://www.leuven.be/showpage.asp?iPageID=1401 for details.