Monday, March 9, 2015

The invention of a new sign language

"Have you heard about the deaf children in Nicaragua who developed an entirely new language? Sunday, [my wife] sat on the plane with a man who was on his way to Nicaragua where he is making a documentary about the children who invented this language. Apparently, it’s a very rare case of a language being invented before our eyes; I thought it might be interesting for linguistics class."

Check out this 7-minute clip to learn more.