Re: What is language? (was: OT hominids)
|From:||R A Brown <ray@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 2, 2006, 16:55|
Hanuman Zhang wrote:
>>Paul Bennett wrote:
>>Extremely interesting. My contention is that communication has always
>>gone on among sentient beings. At the low level, such communications are
>>simple and instinctual.
> I knew a company cat named Mz. Jinx.....
Hanuman's mail reminded that there was a broadcast sometime in the 1950s
on the 'BBC Third Programme' (as it was called then) about the language
of cats. Alas, I remember next to nothing about the broadcast, except
that the presenter claimed that cat verbs had two moods: indicative and
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