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Quinto-Pozos, D. 2002. Contact between Mexican Sign Language and American Sign Language in two Texas border areas. PhD diss., University of Texas– Austin.

———. 2004. Sign frequencies and issues of lexical status: Data from Mexican Sign Language and American Sign Language. Poster presentation at the annual meeting, January 8–11, of the Linguistic Society of America, Boston.

———. 2007. Can constructed action be considered obligatory? Lingua 117 (7): 1285–1314.

———. Forthcoming. Code switching between sign languages. In The Cambridge handbook of code switching, ed. B. Bullock and J. Toribio. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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Rathmann, C. 2000. Does the presence of a person-agreement marker predict word order in SLs? Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research, July 23–27, Amsterdam.

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