Re: Re Grammar

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    >From: "Price, Ilfryn" <>
    >To: "''" <>
    >Subject: Re Grammar
    >Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 09:34:26 +0100
    >Richard and someone
    ><<I have begun to wonder if grammar developed because there is simply no
    >way to convey meaningful information.>>
    >See Dennett's idea of "Good Tricks" in _Darwin's Dangerous Idea_. >
    >Hard to see selection for Grammar before Language. So why language? Neatest
    >idea I have seen is Elaine Morgan's. Its a by-product of
    >developing a breathing system that allows diving.
    I suppose that's a component of her aquatic ape theory?

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