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Koko the gorilla website

From:Jonathan Chang <zhang2323@...>
Date:Monday, September 18, 2000, 7:23

    This website is quite nice... got me thinking about how higher primates
like Koko who know sign language use syntax and semantics.

    IIRC I remember that - on average, albeit small -a full-grown chimpanzee
who knows ASL has about the same level of linguistic skills as a 3-4 year old
human child.

    "One thing foreigners, computers, & poets
have in common is that they make
unexpected linguistic associations." - Jasia Reichardt

    She didn't mention gorillas or chimps...