Lecturer studies Philadelphia accent in American Sign Language

Lecturer studies Philadelphia accent in American Sign Language
In the deaf community, it is well known that Philadelphia signing diverges in a number of ways from standard American Sign Language. Jami Fisher, a Penn lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, is working on an ongoing project to study the …
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EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Wais P the Pimp gets bail chance after lawyer claims
He's not a real pimp — he just talks like one. Rapper Wais P the Pimp finally got a chance to leave jail on Rikers Island Monday after his lawyer and a Manhattan judge got into a lively exchange over whether the case against him was built on his bad …
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Foreign-Language Spotlight: Love and War in Croatian Drama 'The High Sun'
The director of Croatia's contender for the best foreign language Oscar says his drama The High Sun is really about love and its power to overcome evil. "This is film about a code of hate that is universal and you can find it everywhere, (but) my aim …
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