|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.