Biology trumps linguistics?

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Aug 24 17:07:50 UTC 2012

"Family Tree of [Indo-European] Languages Has Roots in Anatolia,
Biologists Say", by Nicholas Wade.
NYTimes, today (Aug. 24), A8 (N.E. Edition).

(The illustration's legend begins with an unfortunate sentence: "A
new study suggests that the sprawling Indo-European family of
languages originated in Anatolia, or modern-day Turkey."  Surely the
I-E family did not originate in modern-day Turkey.)


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