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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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SMS wanted

Date Submitted: 13-Dec-2005
From: Ann Djachenco
Subject: SMS wanted
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Notice: Dear all,
as a MA student of the University of Latvia (Faculty of Modern Languages) I'm writing a paper on sms language. On that purpuse I'm collecting text messages in the Russian and English languages written for or by means of mobile phones.
I kindly ask everyone to send me sms with the indication of the AGE, SEX ,and EDUCATION of the author of the messages.

My phone number +371 5934329
e-mail anna.k@inbox.lv
ICQ NickName gexogen
ICQ Number 312-836-983

Thank you very much,
Ann D.