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"By the way, learning to read lips is grossly offensive. It's like asking an amputee to wiggle their toes." -- Joshua McKenzie (a comment on some blog)

"Learning to sign without interacting with Deaf people is like learning to swim without water." -- Bill Vicars

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How is sign language studied in linguistics? See linguistics.

Quick glossary

Linguicism: the prejudice based on a language.

Linguistics: the scientific study of natural language.

Logocentrism: the attitude that logos (the Greek term for speech, thought, law, or reason) is the central principle of language and philosophy.