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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 =
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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