Thursday, 8 June 2017

This Study Uncovered Common Words That Appear to Have Survived from a Mother Language That Existed During the Last Ice Age

quote [ It is obvious, therefore, that the distinctive sound of a word can remain associated with the same meaning for thousands of years. But how far back in time can we go to find common words? ]
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[by arrowhen@2:38amGMT]


Borris said @ 11:31am GMT on 8th Jun
Interesting read, but I wonder why the Daily Grail article's list includes words like "mother" and "man" when neither of these two is mentioned in the original PNAS study (even more interesting).

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