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Re: Baby Babble Early Human Language?

From:Daniel A. Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2000, 0:11
>From: Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
>Have any of you clicked on the link nearby, the "Caveman words", at > ? It >gives the following "protowords": > >AJA -- mother, older female relative >BUNKA -- knee, to bend >BUR -- ashes, dust
BULLSHIT -- this whole list. (Pardon me; I meant bull-PAL.) Did Patrick Ryan have anything to do with this? Jeez, this reminds me of the Nostratc list I recently left... Seriously, there was some very dubious -- but somewhat interesting -- apologia for the MALIQ'A root. This
>CHUNGA -- nose, to smell >KUAN -- dog >MALIQ'A -- to suckle, breast >MENA -- to think
Here, let me make a sentence out of these words: I MENA that Discovery Online's list CHUNGAs so bad a KUAN won't eat it, and these so-called "researchers" really MALIQ'A. </cynicism> Danny ________________________________________________________________________ Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at