OT (was Re: Monkey grammar)

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 14 18:34:41 UTC 2009

(Sigh.) I can never read the word "tamarins" without being sidetracked to
tamarinDs, which are a fruit. The monkeys are undoubtedly smarter, but AFAIC
the fruit are better eatin'.

m a m

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 2:09 PM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:

> Note that it's monkeys (tamarins), not apes, which have greater
> language abilities.

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