Joe Martin
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What language, if any, do deaf people think in?
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... what happens when someone is totally deaf? One of two things. Either, they learn a signed or spoken language and from then on use that language to talk to themselves, dream, and all the things ...

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How did the first words arise?
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We know exactly how the first words arise, at least in the case of signed languages. Gestural communication is systematized to create homesign, which then may be reorganized and grammaticalized to ...

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