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Talk the Talk: Koko

Tuesday 26th June / presented by Kylie Sturgess Daniel Midgley

Koko the Gorilla has passed away.

Koko was claimed to have learned words through modified sign language, and even spoken English. How do these claims stack up? What was she able to do, and what does this teach us about language?

We're looking at Koko's contribution to linguistics, on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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