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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: Eric  Fuß
Institution: Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim
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Homepage: http://www1.ids-mannheim.de/gra/personal/fuss.html
State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: 2004: Diachronic Clues to Synchronic Grammar. Amsterdam: Benjamins
2005: The Rise of Agreement. Amsterdam: Benjamins
2006: Form, Structure, and Grammar. Berlin: Akademie Verlag.
2013: Repairs. The Added Value of Being Wrong. Berlin: de Gruyter.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Diachronic Clues to Synchronic Grammar
 The Rise of Agreement
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Diachronic Clues to Synchronic Grammar

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