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Lodging needed in Berlin, March 23rd-25th

Date Submitted: 15-Feb-2005
From: Niels Smit
Subject: Lodging needed in Berlin, March 23rd-25th
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Notice: I'll be attending a symposium at ZAS on march 24th; which fellow-linguist will supply lodging in Berlin from March 23rd till March 25th?

Niels Smit
Theoretical Linguistics, Amsterdam, NL