[Pdx-pm] Lisp class
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Sun May 1 09:25:44 PDT 2005
--- Michael Rasmussen <mikeraz at patch.com> wrote:
> You need to look into studies about language acquisition. At the
> right age
> range you can't prevent a child from picking up a new language. As
> gets older it becomes more difficult. At some point it is no longer
> for a person to effectivly create new associations between sounds and
> vocalizations and concepts.
Sorry Michael, but this story (like the "8 glasses of water a day"
story) has been passed around so much that many accept it as gospel.
However, it's long been known to not be true.
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