The Origins of Language

Via The Daily Galaxy I navigated to this interesting article arguing that neither our species, Homo Sapiens, nor indeed its sometime companion on the planet, Homo Neanderthalensis (which was not, as commonly believed, wiped out by us but subsumed, since Neanderthal DNA forms part of the modern human genome,) invented language. Rather, a predecessor of both species, Homo Erectus, deserves that accolade.

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