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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: Victor  Raskin
Institution: Purdue University
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Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Ontological Semantics
 The Primer of Humor Research
 The Primer of Humor Research
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Ontological Semantics
 The Primer of Humor Research
 The Primer of Humor Research
Dissertation Director * of: Narrative Particles in Hocak Myths
Dissertation Director * of: Benchmarking Language Policies in West Africa Through Reassessment, Networked Technologies and Continuing Involvement with Other Learning Communities
(Anatole Balma, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Paronomasic Puns: Target recoverability towards automatic generation
(Christian Hempelmann, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Humour, Language and Narrative: Towards a discourse analysis of literary comedy
(Isabel Ermida, Author)

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