Mark A Mandel mam at THEWORLD.COM
Fri May 10 15:27:30 UTC 2002

On Fri, 10 May 2002, Peter Farruggio wrote:

#We use it in immigrant research.  Refers to the fact that young kids with
#non-English speaking parents must serve as their interpreters with the
#outside world, especially with gov't bureaucracies, health care,
#storekeepers, etc

Then you might find it also in studies of hearing children of deaf
parents, who are often in a similar situation.

-- Mark A. Mandel
   Linguist at Large

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