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On the Origin of Language

I find it a most ridiculous theory that language happened accidentally from primitive grunts and growls without aid of consonants and vowels as anthropologists insist though as yet not a syllable exists as proof for known sounds like these except their own concocted theories. And so, based on direct evidence, derived from personal experience, I aim to show how it would have been impossible by any prehistoric men, to have developed one on grunts alone though I make exception but to one still in use today and just as primitive as first uttered and without cogitative skills, just a strong, loud voice heard when called for by a spontaneous word, blurted out on the spot as is the case when a dumb mishap takes place and no more than a crude four letter expletive satisfying one’s pain better than any grunt that might mitigate one’s rage at so stupid a mistake. All of which leads me to conclude that man’s first “words” were crude outbursts without premeditation much less intelligent articulation.

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Date: 3/17/2020 3:29:00 PM
I think it fascinating to realize that humans had to actually figure out what each grunt and groan meant. I had never thought of this before and now I can think of nothing else so thank you!
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Date: 3/14/2020 1:16:00 PM
Hi Maurice: I'm an escapee from the coronavirus but good to talk to you. A great poetic observation probably by gestures and ESP. Stay well!!
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Date: 3/11/2020 3:18:00 PM
"Ouch" certainly gets everyone's attention, but "um" remains the international winner. Well said! Aloha! Rico
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