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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: Laurie  Bauer
Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
State and/or Country: New Zealand   
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Specialty: Word-formation. productivity
Selected Publications: The Grammar of Nominal Compounding (Odense UP, 1978), English Word-Formation (Cambridge UP 1983), Introducing Linguistic Morphology (Edinburgh UP, 1988, 2003), Watching English Change (Longman, 1994), Vocabulary (Routledge, 1998), Morphological Productivity (Cambridge UP, 2001), An Introduction to International Varieties of English (Edinburgh UP, 2002), A Glossary of Morphology (Edinburgh UP, 2004)ba??
Announced on LINGUIST :  Morphological Productivity
 Introducing Linguistic Morphology
 A Glossary of Morphology
 Morphological Productivity
 Language Matters
 The Linguistics Student's Handbook
 English Word-Formation
 The Linguistics Student's Handbook
 The Oxford Reference Guide to English Morphology
 Beginning Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Matters
 A Glossary of Morphology
 Morphological Productivity
 Morphological Productivity
Academic Paper Abstract: Martin Haspelmath, Understanding morphology. London: Arnold and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Pp. xiii+290.
A Note Regarding ‘On the power-law distribution of language family sizes’
Bernhard Wälchli, Co-compounds and Natural Coordination. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pp. xviii+334.
A question of identity: A response to Trudgill
Lenition revisited
Co-Compounds in Germanic

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