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3V0818.01 Directed speech (cf. 4/5) (4/19/80)

Peggy inherited from Miriam a large number of small Fischer-Price
“people” and toy animals. Today Peggy played with the toys in my
hearing. Walking them down the piano, Peggy gave directions to the
toys, as people — and language addressable creatures, about where to
walk and what to say and what to do (nothing more elaborate than “go
down here” and “Say ‘Hi, kids’.”)

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