14.957, Media: "The Straight Dope" on Koko

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Subject: 14.957, Media: "The Straight Dope" on Koko

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Date:  Sat, 29 Mar 2003 19:52:31 -0500
From:  "Fallon, Paul" <pfallon at Howard.edu>
Subject:  Media: The Straight Dope on Koko

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Date:  Sat, 29 Mar 2003 19:52:31 -0500
From:  "Fallon, Paul" <pfallon at Howard.edu>
Subject:  Media: The Straight Dope on Koko

Cecil Adams' "The Straight Dope" has a column this week on the
linguistic abilities of Koko and Kanzi. It's a succinct summary of the
research on primate communication for a popular audience. I'm sure
students of linguistics would find it interesting.

The on-line version is available at:

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/030328.html

Paul D. Fallon
Dept. of English
Howard University
Washington, DC


Linguistic Subfield: Language Acquisition

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