Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
When Did People Start Talking?
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When Did People Start Talking?

We used to think that language was about 50,000 years old and originated in Europe. We were wrong on both counts.
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Skull of Homo Erectus from what is now Kenya. Did this person talk?

There’s good reason to believe that sophisticated speech began long before homo sapiens hit the scene. John explains.

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Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
Lexicon Valley from Booksmart Studios
A podcast about language, with host John McWhorter.
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