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From:Jefferson Wilson <jeffwilson63@...>
Date:Saturday, December 31, 2005, 23:59
R A Brown wrote:

> I understand that (some) social insects have sophisticated communication > systems. Would these be called language, or does language have to be > primarily vocal?
Language doesn't have to be primarily vocal, but exactly what "sophisticated" means in a linguistic context would fill volumes. Unfortunately, I'm no expert on the subject, nor has it even been an area of study. -- Jefferson