[b-hebrew] Recreating the Origins of Language

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sun Feb 24 11:29:37 EST 2013


Words (Words!) are symptomatic of the already garbled state of a  
language and are therefore useless in such studies, methinks.

Isaac Fried, Boston University


On Feb 24, 2013, at 4:42 AM, Rev. Bryant J. Williams III wrote:

>  A recent study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science  
> combined 637 Austronesian languages and 142,000 words to  
> reconstruct a common ancestor 7,000 years ago

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