LINGUIST List 14.957

Tue Apr 1 2003

Media: "The Straight Dope" on Koko

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Message 1: Media: The Straight Dope on Koko

Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2003 19:52:31 -0500
From: Fallon, Paul <pfallonHoward.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


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