Dave Stancliff Linguists say humans once sounded like Yodi from Star Wars blogarama.com

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Linguists say humans once sounded like Yodi from Star Wars

Image: Illustration incorporating Yoda

I’m not really sure what makes these experts think we sounded like Yoda, but I know one thing…we sure didn’t look like him!

“Many linguists believe all human languages derived from a single tongue spoken in East Africa around 50,000 years ago. They've found clues scattered throughout the vocabularies and grammars of the world as to how that original "proto-human language" might have sounded. New research suggests that it sounded somewhat like the speech of Yoda, the tiny green Jedi from "Star Wars."

By the way, did you notice the tats on Daddy caveman?                                    Story here

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