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Mon Apr 04 2005

Media: Indystar: Town would be built for sign language

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Message 1: Indystar: A town for sign language users

Date: 04-Apr-2005
From: Karen Chung <karchungntu.edu.tw>
Subject: Indystar: A town for sign language users


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The Indianapolis Star

Town would be built for sign language
(Original title: As Town for Deaf Takes Shape, Debate on Isolation
Re-emerges)

By Monica Davey
The New York Times
March 22, 2005

SALEM, S.D. -- Standing in an empty field along a wind-swept highway,
Marvin T. Miller, who is deaf, envisions the town he wants to create here:
a place built around American Sign Language, where teachers in the new
school will sign, the town council will conduct its debates in sign
language and restaurant workers will be required to know how to sign orders.

http://www.indystar.com/articles/2/231036-3012-010.html


Karen Chung
http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://lists.topica.com/lists/phonetics/


Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language (ASE)
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