Prof. em. Dr. Willy Elmer

Willy Elmer was Professor of Diachronic and Variational Linguistics at the Universities of Freiburg i.Br. and Dortmund, Germany, and from 1990 - 2003 at the English Department, Basel. He retired at the end of September 2003.

His publications include The Terminology of Fishing (1973), Atlas of English Sounds (co-author, 1979), Diachronic Grammar (1981), Glückauf Ruhrrevier! (1993), Sprache und Literatur an Rhein und Ruhr (ed. 1995).