Re: Scientists think that animals think:

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    > > What's with this stuff about Dutch being boring.... :'-(
    > Don't listen to it, so I don't know.
    > But I think the point was more (as you're probably aware) that
    > repeated sounds become, well, repetitious, and so, if one is
    > hearing Dutch, then interest is perked by hearing Japanese, and
    > vice versa.
    > Familiarity breeding contempt. Novelty stirring interest.

    Thanks for that Wade but I was only kidding when I wrote that ;-)


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