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1961: Der Herr Karl  
The viewers’ letters took no prisoners. "A filthy beggar who fouls his own nest!”, read one. Sacks of similarly vitriolic post arrived at the Austrian television station where a famous Austrian actor, Helmut Qualtinger, had just started his new show.

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Which academic discipline is the Swiss linguist, Ferdinand de Saussure, born on 26 November 1857, considered to have founded?
  Structural linguistics