ignore this, it's about women and sexism ...

DANIEL.DAVIES at flemings.com DANIEL.DAVIES at flemings.com
Fri Nov 26 00:10:28 PST 1999

Carrol wrote:

>There is a difficulty there, in the equation of "social interactions" and
>talking. Such interactions involving bodies of water almost certainly
>have a history of hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of years
>*before* the coming of language.

errrr....thirteen thousand years max, according to my copy of "Guns, Germs & Steel"? And (assuming that I've understood the meaning of "social interactions involving bodies of water", which may be wrong), quite probably *after* the development of language.





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