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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: Juhani  Klemola
Institution: University of Tampere
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://uta.fi/~juhani.klemola
State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Celtic Roots of English
 Dialects Across Borders
 Types of Variation
 Topics in Dialectal Variation
 English and Celtic in Contact
 Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Dialects Across Borders
 English and Celtic in Contact
 Dialects Across Borders
Academic Paper Abstract: Traces of Historical Infinitive in English Dialects and their Celtic Connections
Special Issue on Re-Evaluating the Celtic Hypothesis

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