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Dan Piraro on the origins of language:



  1. Cervantes said,

    July 10, 2022 @ 9:12 am

    A directive speech act, followed by a representative speech act. Probably the wrong sequence.

  2. Peter B. Golden said,

    July 10, 2022 @ 9:46 am

    According to Mel Brooks's "The 2000 Year Old Man," the first language was "rock talk." When asked to give a sample, he said: "hey, don't hit me with that rock."

  3. unekdoud said,

    July 10, 2022 @ 9:48 am

    Bizarro did one week of speech bubble jokes back in May:

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