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Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"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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Issue 11: Fall 2011

Semantic Reanalysis and Language Change
By Regine Eckardt
Language and Music in the Musician Brain
By Mireille Besson , Julie Chobert , CĂ©line Marie
On the Typology of Palatalization
By Nicoleta Bateman
Grammar in English Curricula: Why Should Linguists Care?
By Jean Mulder
Antisymmetry and Dynamic Antisymmetry
By Michael Barrie


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