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Nicaraguan Sign Language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaraguan_Sign_Language
"largely spontaneously developed by deaf children in a number of schools in western Nicaragua in the 1970s and 1980s. It is of particular interest to the linguists who study it, because it offers a unique opportunity to study what they believe to be the birth of a new language" ‎- Alex Kapranoff