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The Origin of Language by Merritt Ruhlen
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Sep 27, 2009

it was amazing
Read in September, 2009

Professor argues that all languages originated from a single language in Africa. The people took the language throughout Africa, into the Middle East where it moved into Europe in different waves and into Asia. From Asia 3 migrations into the New World occurred. He believes Indo-europeanists don't compare their work with languages outside their purview because they are stubborn.

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