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Re: Non-linear / full-2d writing systems?

From:David Starner <prosfilaes@...>
Date:Friday, May 6, 2005, 14:16
On 5/6/05, Tim May <butsuri@...> wrote:
> It might, in > principle, be possible for a child to acquire, under certain very > peculiar circumstances, a written language as a first language.
I've read a book a long time ago, about pushing children to be supergeniuses from birth. One thing it mentioned was teaching them to read before they could talk. Assuming IRC and they weren't deluding themselves, it sounded like babies sometimes did pick up a written language independent of any spoken one.