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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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Name: Marc  Pierce
Institution: University of Texas at Austin
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State and/or Country: TX
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Dissertation Director * of: Texas Alsatian: Henri Castro's legacy
(Karen Roesch, Author)
Reviewer of: Historical Linguistics: Green (1998) (LL Issue 12.540)
review of Festschrift for Jorma Koivulehto, Verba mutuata (LL Issue 13.198)
Corpus Linguistics: Getty (2002) (LL Issue 14.693)
Historical Linguistics: Linn & McLelland, eds. (2002) (LL Issue 14.1738)
Historical Linguistics: Blake & Burridge, eds. (2003) (LL Issue 15.295)
Historical Linguistics: Woodard (2004) (LL Issue 16.1862)
Socioling/Germanic Lang: Langer & Davies (2005) (LL Issue 17.719)
Variation and Reconstruction (LL Issue 17.2391)
The Handbook of the History of English (LL Issue 18.778)
Germanic Language Histories 'from Below' (1700-2000) (LL Issue 19.2184)
The Oxford Guide to Etymology (LL Issue 21.3133)
Academic Paper Abstract: The Texas German Dialect Archive: A Multimedia Resource for Research, Teaching, and Outreach

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