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From:  James Womack
Date:  Wed Mar 15, 2000  9:21 am
Subject:  Re: the problem of added morphemes


Cecelia Smith wrote:
>
> see quote below:
>
> Actually, the problem is that the designers of SEE and other systems did not
> deal with the issue of the created morphemes adequately. It was assumed that
> because we hearing/literate folks understood that the two separate signs
> TOTAL LY were meant to represent the single English word TOTALLY, that
> deaf kids would understand it. Instead, they parsed the two signs as two
> completely different words. Same with GOVERN MENT and other similar
> constructions.


The key words above are: "It was assumed." This is typical
audisst and folks who don't bother to really look at or
listen to informed Deaf input.
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