Subject: RE: Re Grammar

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    >The straightforward explanation is that language allows communication of
    important survival information both in the moment and from old to new =
    generations. >

    Is a straightforward explanation of the memetic origin of language but not of the genetic ability to vocalise a much wider range of phonemes
    than other primates are capable of.

    BTW Scott Yes it is part of the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis. I credited Elaine M a few posts back in this thread.


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