LINGUIST List 15.2596

Sat Sep 18 2004

Media: Nicaraguan Sign Language

Editor for this issue: Naomi Fox <foxlinguistlist.org>


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  1. Naomi Fox, BBC on Nicaraguan Sign Language

Message 1: BBC on Nicaraguan Sign Language

Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 17:12:48 -0400 (EDT)
From: Naomi Fox <foxlinguistlist.org>
Subject: BBC on Nicaraguan Sign Language

Here's an article from BBC news on a sign language in Nicaragua. 

"A new sign language created over the last 30 years by deaf children
in Nicaragua has given experts a unique insight into how languages
evolve."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/3662928.stm

There's also a story on NPR on the same topic:

http://www.npr.org/rundowns/segment.php?wfId=3922325
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