The origin of language is one of the most tantalising topics in linguistics. Dan Everett discusses how language came about, and how his view contrasts sharply with another luminary in the field, Noam Chomsky. Dan Everett’s new book is How Language Began.


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How Language Began: The Story of Humanity’s Greatest Invention
http://books.wwnorton.com/books/978-0-87140-795-5/