Worldly CurioSeptember 30, 2020
The origin of Nicaraguan Sign Language tells us a lot about language creation
In the mid-1980s, linguists stumbled upon a kind of natural experiment on language creation — a sign language being used by deaf children in Managua that was only a few years old. Produced by: Carol Zall. Image credit: Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters.
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