Re: Neanderthals

Damien Broderick (
Sat, 19 Jul 1997 11:50:17 +0000

At 11:53 AM 7/18/97 -0400, Carl wrote:

> I recommend "The Prehistory of the Mind"
>by Steven Mithen.

And just to prove that *no* sub-sub-topic is too minor to escape mention
and dissection, I mention this curious fact: Mithen's name is not
pronounced `Myth-un' (as Neanderthals with their limited lexical powers
might imagine), but something like `Mise-un'. No wonder we need big
linguistic modules...

Damien Broderick