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Media: Linguist Amanda Miller's Research on Daily Planet

Submitter: Amanda Miller

Submitter Email: amiller@ling.osu.edu
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Phonetics

Language Family: Khoisan

Media Body: The 'Daily Planet' TV show featured the research of linguist Amanda Miller on Discovery channel Canada on Thursday, October 18th at 7 pm EST / 4 pm PST.

The link to the show online is as follows:
http://watch.discoverychannel.ca/clip787875#clip787875

It shows her collecting lingual ultrasound data in Tsumkwe, Namibia.
Issue Number: 23.4440
Date Posted: October 19, 2012

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