Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 08:29:15 CST
From: "Donald M. Lance" ENGDL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MIZZOU1.MISSOURI.EDU
Subject: Re: non-linguistic thinking
I'm behind in doing my e-mail, so I may be repeating an as-yet unread post.
If we thought in language, how would we learn language? Simple as that!
How in anyone's imagination could Helen Keller have caught on when her
caretaker spelled out 'water' if Helen had to already have language in
order to think? (Purists: pardon emphatic split infinitive)
DMLance, U of Missouri