Biology trumps linguistics?

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 24 19:06:18 UTC 2012

But of course it did! Right at the foot of Mt. Ararat, in the shadow of
Noah's Ark. So did every other family tree--they just haven't tested
/that/ hypothesis yet.


On 8/24/2012 1:07 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> "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.)
> Joel

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