[Pdx-pm] Lisp class

Ovid publiustemp-pdxpm at yahoo.com
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
> one 
> gets older it becomes more difficult. At some point it is no longer
> possible
> 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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