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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: Christian  J. Kay
Institution: University of Glasgow
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicography
 A Thesaurus of Old English
 New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics
 New Perspectives on English Historical Linguistics
 Categorization in the History of English
 Perspectives on the Older Scottish Tongue
 Progress in Colour Studies
 Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary
 New Directions in Colour Studies
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Thesaurus of Old English
Dissertation Director * of: Code Switching and Co-Membership Claims on a Bimanese Radio Talk Show
(Kamaludin Yusra, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Mathematical Metaphors in Early Seventeenth-century English Poetry
(Roberto Bertuol, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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