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3V0961.01 An old joke, naturally arising – the “wrong feet”: (9/9/80)

Peggy was putting on her shoes for herself. As she began to put one on,
I said, “Peggy, you’re putting your shoes on the wrong feet.” She came
back with the classic remark, “These are my feet.”


3V0965.01 BANG and RING: extending word knowledge (9/13/80)

Peggy can recognize these two words as distinct. She clambered onto
my bed this evening, asking me to read her a Tintin story. We came,
inter alia, across several “bangs” to which Peggy remarked, “That say,
‘BANG’.” As we read on, we came to a picture of a telephone with,
above it, “RRRRING.” I asked Peggy what that word said. She responded,
“That say ‘BANG’.” I asked, “Are you sure?” She studied the picture and
decided, “It say ‘RING’.”

This is an important discrimination not because it shows words at the
core of Peggy’s future knowledge, but because it marks an incident
where she has extended her command of some first word to some
second word. Clearly, the extra alphabetic information signifies the
meanings she puts on the symbols of “RING” by which she has
discriminated it from “BANG.” The next thing to look for is whether
she makes such a discrimination without the pictures. (TRY IN P140.
Take the Tintin to Boston and prepare cards to show her next Sunday.)


Peggy Study, Panel P137

Themes: Legos, Colored Blocks, Standard Objects
Source: (Lawler); date: 9/7/1980

Text commentary: These clips show integration of objects and toy-people play; introduction of a new toy (colored blocks); sound augmented 33%

P137A1 Legos & Toy People, 17mb

P137A2 Legos & Toy People, 30mb

P137B1 Colored Blocks, 29mb

P137B2 Colored Blocks, 26mb

P137B3 Colored Blocks, 26mb

P137C Standard Objects, 22mb